In this report, we present a fluorescence-based approach to the assessment of cellular gene expression and transcription rates. Nuclear run-on was performed by supplying biotin-16-UTP to nuclei, and labeled transcripts were bound to streptavidin-coated magnetic beads. Total cDNA was then synthesized by means of random hexamer primed reverse transcription of captured molecules. To monitor transcript abundance in cDNA, both from nuclear run-on and total RNA, we propose a semiquantitative PCR approach based on the use of fluorescent primers.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Clinical Biochemistry