rmoldwin at midway.uchicago.edu
Fri Jan 5 09:37:29 EST 1996
(Please forgive me if this is a duplicate post; I'm using
the new Netscape beta to reply, and its doing strange
This sense/antisense stuff is making my head spin. When
we first started designing antisense oligos, we had the
same problems of conflicting usages in the literature.
Can't we abandon the sense/coding terminology completely?
Beta Actin Transcribed Strand
Beta Actin Non-transcribed Strand
(The gene name is important in case the opposite strand is
Beta Actin mRNA
cDNA to Beta Actin mRNA
Beta Actin cDNA oligo
(The latter would be the same as the confusing beta actin
I assume that there is a consensus that cDNA means a copy
of DNA complementary to the mRNA.
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