drosophila intron size

Arthur Wohlwill U55850 at uic.edu
Wed Sep 22 21:44:55 EST 1999


In article <7s6563$dof$3 at usenet01.srv.cis.pitt.edu> mihalek at FORMULA1.smtp.anes.upmc.edu (Robert M. Mihalek) writes:
>From: mihalek at FORMULA1.smtp.anes.upmc.edu (Robert M. Mihalek)
>Subject: Re: drosophila intron size
>Date: 20 Sep 1999 20:24:35 GMT

>In article
><Pine.GSO.4.05.9909200923500.27547-100000 at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.
>de>
>CSC <un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de> writes:

>> Can someone tell me what the average drosophila intron size is, and what
>> range of sizes has been found ?
>> 
>> Kind regards,
>> 
>> Clemens Suter-Crazzolara, PhD

>I know the learning gene *dunce* has an intron that is greater than
>50,000kb. That may be the upper limit!  Check out publications from Ron
>Davis (Baylor University).


I assume you mean 50KB not 50,000KB.  There are introns larger than this i.e 
nemo (80KB)

Arthur Wohlwill adwohlwi at UIC.EDU




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