CRISPR technology has become one of the most effective method for gene/genome editing. CRISPR library/sgRNA library can simultaneously edit multiple genes in a signal pathway or an entire genome, which is a powerful research tool in CRISPR screening. Through functional screening and enrichment, PCR amplification, and deep sequencing analysis, the functional gene can be identified and the related signal pathway and molecular mechanism can be recognized. This technology has been widely used in cancer diagnosis, drug discovery, etc.

Synbio Technologies has accumulated more than ten years of CRISPR library experience. We can provide global customers with one-stop, precise, efficient, and customized solutions, including sgRNA design, oligo pool synthesis, CRISPR library/sgRNA library construction, NGS validation, high-content screening, etc.

CRISPR Library/sgRNA Library Process

CRISPR Library/sgRNA Library Construction and Screening Workflow

Competitive Advantages

  • Proprietary algorithm enables precision editing with minimal off-target.
  • One stop solution from genome wide SgRNA design to library construction.
  • Wide experience ensures building up any type of library for any species.
  • Express delivery of transfection grade plasmids with high QC standard.
  • Reliable partnership in bio-industry for a decade.

Service Specifications

Service Specifications Service Steps Turnaround Time
sgRNA Design sgRNA sequences are designed for specific genes.
Each gene will be designed with 3-6 sgRNAs.
1-2 weeks
Oligo Pool Synthesis All designed sgRNAs and negative controls will be synthesized on one chip 3-4 weeks
sgRNA Library Construction Cloning these sgRNAs on the target vector 2-3 weeks
Plasmid Purification Transfection-grade plasmid preparation to meet the shipping need 1 week
Library Quality Evaluation&NGS Verification(Optional)
  1. Library coverage is greater than 100 times
  2. Cloning accuracy rate is more than 70%
  3. Library accuracy rate of NGS verification is greater than 80%
  4. Library uniformity index is less than 10
2-3 weeks
Total 9-13 weeks

CRISPR Library/sgRNA Library Screening Case Study

Screening resistance targets for a drug with identified function

Methods

  1. The function and lethal dose of the drug have been already identified.
  2. CRISPR library was synthesized and transfected into cells using lentivirus.
  3. Screening: drug of high concentration acting on the mixed cell clone continuously over a short period, then screening the survived cells. These cells are considered to be resistant to this drug. The reason why these cells gain a resistance to this drug is due to mutagenesis caused by CRISPR-Cas9 gRNA.
  4. Perform NGS and bioinformatics analysis on the surviving cells, analyze information about the gRNA, and then identify the genes involved in conferring drug resistance.

Results

  1. Identification of 6 genes involved in PLX resistant when mutant
  2. Identification of NF2 as the resistant target of PLX in melanoma

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