How many copies actin message per fibroblast cell ?
leach at bu.edu
Mon Jan 23 16:13:50 EST 1995
In article <3g12if$6it at apakabar.cc.columbia.edu>, jjm3 at ciao.cc.columbia.edu
(Jeffrey Joseph Martino) wrote:
> Thought this might be the place to ask about actin mRNA levels.
> (always posts about RPA and Northern controls...)
> Can't seem to find a reference that measures quantity. Would
> anyone happen to know an approximate copy number, or % of total or
> poly-A+ RNA, or something like that (or a reference)?
> (a ballpark # is fine, I do realize levels may depend on conditions, etc.)
If my cell biol part of the brain is correct I think it is classed as an
abundant message and >1000 (poss up to 5000 copies)
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