Need a protocol for RNA isolation of roots

Peter Franke pfranke at
Sun Oct 6 15:13:40 EST 1996

Try a LiCl procedure, e.g.:

Prescott, A. and C Martin. 1987. A Rapid Method for the Quantitative
Assessment of Levels of Specific mRNAs in Plants. Plant Molecular
Biology Reporter, 4:219-224.

It may be useful to perform the LiCl precipitations overnight at -20°C.

Peter Franke
Molecular Biology Program
San Diego State University 92182

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