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Ed Rybicki ED at molbiol.uct.ac.za
Mon Apr 3 05:22:18 EST 1995

> From:          bap at med.pitt.edu (Bruce Phillips)
> Subject:       dsRNA markers
> 	Why couldn't you use dsDNA markers for comparison with dsRNA
> molecules?  If agarose gels can distinguish one from the other, I would
> like to know about it.

...because the mol w's would be wrong, wouldn't they...!  Given that 
RNA has an extra O per sugar?  We used to use lambda markers, having 
said that, but with the correction built in to the calculation.

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