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Mouse embryo polyA content?

Eric Lader lader at ambion.com
Wed Oct 9 20:13:54 EST 1996

In article <53eedo$i7c at cronkite.seas.gwu.edu> Steven Sullivan,
sullivan at gwis2.circ.gwu.edu writes:
>anyone have a reliable figure for the percetage of total RNA (or actual
>mass per embryo) that mouse maternal mRNA comprises?  Bachvarova et al
>1985 say something liek 10% which I find hard to believe.

Rosemary Bachvarova did *alot* of work on this. From what I learned from
my postdoc on gene regulation during mouse oogenesis, I think she is

you can e-mail her at Cornell Med. Alternatively, chat with Sid
Strickland at SUNY Stony Brook or John Eppig at the Jackson Labs.

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