size of ribosomal RNAs ?
w.ingram at cmcb.REMOVE-THIS-BIT.uq.edu.au
Thu Mar 5 01:03:30 EST 1998
Here's some info that should help:
Human: 18s = 1868 bp 28s = 5025 bp
Rat: 18s = 1874 bp 28s = 4718 bp
Drosophila 18s = 1976 bp 28s = 3898 bp
I came across this info a while ago on the Ambion web page (no
>Can anybody tell me the size of eukaryotic ribosomal RNAs better than:
> 28S ~ 5000 nt
> 18S ~ 2000 nt
> 5.8S ~ 160 nt
> 5S ~ 120 nt ?
>I need them to estimate the bandsizes in a Northern blot, because I
>was too stingy to buy a (labeled) RNA molecular weight marker.
>Thanks in advance,
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