mRNA level and protein level correlation?

Peter Frank peter_frankde at
Thu Mar 18 13:24:10 EST 2004

Dr. Hiranya S. Roychowdhury:

>More often than not, one can hardly correlate transcript levels with proteins 
>produced simply because transcription in eukaryotes is not linked either 
>physically (spatially) or temporally to translation.  Protein levels may also 
>be controlled post-transcriptionally according to the system's needs and also 
>according to the "feed-stock" available.  These factors need to be addressed 
>through independent experiments. 

I'll take that into consideration.


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