Ribosomal RNA as standards

andrew halsall halsallandrew at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 29 06:06:01 EST 2000


Hi

I am using 18s ribosomal RNA (rRNA) as an internal normalization
standard for Taqman expression analyses.  There is a lot of literature
where rRNA has been used for this reason but not one paper that i can
find actually references a paper that shows that rRNA levels are
relatively constant.  Does any body out there know of a paper that shows
that rRNA levels remain constant in a cell under different physiological
conditions?

Thanks in advance
Antony

Dr A. Halsall
Dept Physiology
Bristol University






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