bbruner at uclink4.berkeley.edu
Thu Aug 9 22:06:39 EST 2001
On 9 Aug 2001 08:41:42 +0100, billatkins at bigfoot.com
>I'm a genetics student and I have a question that
> >professor is
> >unsure of. If you take DNA (not cDNA, but regular
> >DNA) from one
> >organism and place it into the genome of another,
> >will the new
> >organism correctly splice out the introns?
> depends on the intron type, specific intron and the
Some self-splicing introns have been shown to splice
environments. But with the more important class of
introns of higher organisms, many host gene products
Whether they would work on a foreign intron depends
on the case.
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