Plant RNA

Laura Woody lwoody at biosci.mbp.missouri.edu
Fri Aug 1 14:56:39 EST 1997


We do RNA from corn all the time using a phenol-cholorform extraction
followed by a LiCl precipitation.  This works even on endosperm.
Check Cone et.al. PNAS USA 83, 963(1985)



Patrick HJ Falckh wrote:
> 
> Hi People,
> 
> I was wondering if anyone has a 'fool-proof' (or at least consistent and
> relieable) method to extract RNA from plant material; or direct me to
> the correct journal reference.  Any informantion would be most
> appreciated.
> 
> Regards
> 
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