Now, that's a really good gardening question.
Gardeners worry about that all the time while pulling weeds from their
Cyanobacteria aren't even plants!!!
<giordano at univpm.it> wrote in message
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>> I am looking for a quick and dirty way to get an estimate of total RNA
extracted from the cyanobacterium Phormidium autumnale. The RNA has been
extracted with a standard Phenol-Chloroform procedure and it is now frozen
in DEPC-trated water.
>> The purpose is just to get an estimate of total mRNA levels in P.
subjected to (drastically) different light treatments.
>> How can I quantify this RNA with minimal interference from DNA or free
bases, without having to go through complex image analysis or purification