Human Quant. PCR cDNA Control

Jason Lei leij at
Wed Feb 15 00:18:58 EST 1995

ehovig at (Eivind Hovig) wrote:
> In article <3hq92n$q09 at>, bltihi at (Timo Hiltunen) wrote:
> > Pat Charmley (patcharm at wrote:

<GAPDH for RT-PCR control ..........> 

> ..........
> And consider a 5-fold variation: how will such a variation give
> sensitive results when covaried with often very unreliable
> semiquantitative rtPCR assays like limited cycle number. Not exactly
> precise science...

So what's the consensus of quantitative RT-PCR these days?  Is competitive
RT-PCR with in vitro made RNA transcript (alterd by point mutation, deletion,
or insertion, etc.) the best in terms of "precise?"

Jason Lei, Ph.D.

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