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expression control

Vance Baird Vance_Baird at quickmail.clemson.edu
Mon Feb 17 14:46:36 EST 1997

                       Subject:                               Time:9:17 AM
  OFFICE MEMO          expression control                     Date:2/17/97

Dear Colleagues,
     Any advice on a gene/probe for a constitutively expressed transcript to
use as a control for plants growing in different light quality environments
(e.g., not responsive to "light", and preferably not to externally applied
growth hormones such as GAs or ABA)?  A recent paper indicated that rice
(beta-)tubulin expression was altered by these and other external stimuli, so
it may not be the best choice.  Is actin still a reasonable option?  Here the
level of expression scan be somewhat of a problem when using a heterologous
probe, and obviously gene-specific probes/conditions have identified important
variation in expression levels where examined.  Thank you very much for any
-Vance Baird
vbaird at clemson.edu

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