mRNA isolation from bacteria

David J McGee dmcge001 at
Tue Oct 21 12:37:57 EST 1997

Does anyone know if you can selectively isolate bacterial mRNA as opposed
to total RNA?  Are there any commercially available kits?  We did quite a
bit of homework here and haven't found anything other than total RNA
isolation methods.


David J. McGee, Ph. D.
dmcge001 at

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
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