Transcription start site determination.

Sean Stevens stevens at
Wed Jul 12 12:34:18 EST 1995

mb935645 at (D L Clarke) wrote:
>Dear All,
>At present I am characterising a gene cloned from Aspergillus 
>nidulans.  For publication I need to determine the transcription
>start site. Does anybody know of any good methods or kits from
>which I can map the start site.
>Dave Clarke
>E-mail   D.L.Clarke at


    Typically this is accomplished by standard primer extension assays.
I have not used a kit for this, but have had success with a fairly
abundant eukaryotic message using the protocol found in the 'red book'
also known as Current Protocols


Sean Stevens  The Rockefeller University
stevens at

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