Transfection of Drosophila Schneider cells

gc genecutl at
Mon Oct 21 03:49:33 EST 1996

In article <5480ah$pk3 at>,
please at (User) wrote:

* Hello !
* Is there anyone who has experience in 
* calcium-phosphat-coprecipitation of Drosophila Schneider cells S2 ?
* The problem is, that I cannot detect any RNA of my transfected DNAs
* by Nuclease S1 - Analysis: For example : VAI is a high expressed 
* RNA Pol III - Gen, but the RNA is undetectable after RNA-Preparation
* by the GIT-method.
* Have you got any tips for a solution.
* Thanks for your time !
* Björn Sandrock
* AG Benecke
* Ruhr-Uni-Bochum, Germany

Do your cells look OK after transfection?  When you do the precipitation,
what does the DNA mix look like?  Have tried other assays, such as
luciferase or beta-gal to double check?


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