[Arabidopsis] A question about biotin treatment to plant seedlings

Xi Chen via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by cxde from iastate.edu)
Thu Mar 17 15:55:10 EST 2011

Sorry for bothering. I want to clarify my question again, due to some
unclear description in my first e-mail.

I have a general question about how soon after a mechanical or chemical
> perturbation Arabidopsis seedlings will have a transcriptional  response
> detectable by a deep seq method.

> If you have conducted a dose response experiment to a stimuli using deep
> seq methods, could you let me know when you began to get a detectable shift
> in transcript accumulation .

PS: In my case, I am using biotin as chemical perturbation.

>  Thank you so much!


On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Xi Chen <cxde from iastate.edu> wrote:

> Hello researchers,
> Sorry to bother you, I have a question about how soon Arabidopsis seedlings
> will respond to the biotin treatment. For example, I will treat my
> Arabidopsis seedling samples with biotin starvation for a while, and add
> biotin into it to see how the transcriptional profile changes. But I don't
> know how to pick the treatment timing, 30 min or 1 hr. Do you have any
> suggestion or comments for this. Thank you so much!
> Best,
> Xi

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