rRNA

Andrew Cockburn afc at gnv.ifas.ufl.edu
Mon Dec 26 18:51:32 EST 1994


In article <3dfnmq$g58 at dns1.NMSU.Edu>, smori at nmsu.edu (Shahram Mori) writes:
> Thomas Loeffler (tloeff at rz.uni-leipzig.de) wrote:
> : Dear netters, does anybody know, whether the 3 main bands
> : one finds after prokaryotic RNA (E.coli) isolation correspond to
> : the 28S, 16S and 5S rRNA? (literature?)
> : Any help would be great! Thanks in advance Thomas
> Yes They Are.The euc ones are 5.8, 18 and 28S.
> heers,
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> 88003

Actually, the eucaryotic ones are 5, 5.8, 18, and 28S.  The 5.8S has no
homolog in procaryotes.

Most likely the three prokaryotic bands are tRNA (4S), 12S, and 16S rRNAs.

Andrew Cockburn



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