Beta-Actin good RT-PCR Control?

Martin Kennedy mkennedy at
Tue Jan 3 20:18:54 EST 1995

In article <3e7ts0$t4o at dns1.NMSU.Edu>, smori at (Shahram Mori) writes:

> How about using succinate dehydrogenase as the control. This one should always
> be there.


I, like others (who have also posted on the net) am always keen to find better 
RT-PCR controls.  I'm not familiar with succinate dehydrogenase - can you 
please post more details, like PCR primers, whether applicable to both 
mouse/human, whether pseudogenes are a problem etc.  I'd be very grateful...



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