3' UTR as probes

Martin Kennedy mkennedy at chmeds.ac.nz
Mon Feb 6 05:23:27 EST 1995

In article <9502031535.AA15279 at phinet.smithkline.com>, pattonaj%phvax.dnet at sb.com writes:
> Does anyone have any experience or impressions of using regions to the 3' UTR
> as probes for Northerns and/or in situs. It's been suggested to me to use this
> region to design probes to distinguish between members of a family of proteins.
> What do you think? I've not seen anyone in the literature using probes to this
> region so the alarm bells are ringing. 
> Any comments welcome.
> Amanda

See: NAR 19, 1837-1843
Wilcox et al.(1991) Use of 3' untranslated sequences of human cDNAs for 
rapid chromosome assignment and conversion to STS....

Short answer is that they make good probes!


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