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RNA quality assessment: a view from plant qPCR studies.
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PMID:  23045609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Reverse transcription-quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) is probably the most common molecular technique used in transcriptome analyses today. The simplicity of the technology and associated protocols that generate results without the need to understand the underlying principles has made RT-qPCR the method of choice for RNA quantification. Rather than the 'gold standard technology' often used to describe it, the performance of RT-qPCR suffers from considerable pitfalls during general workflow. The inconsistency of conventional methods for the evaluation of RNA quality and its influence on qPCR performance as well as stability of reference genes is summarized and discussed here.
Jose V Die; Belén Román
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of experimental botany     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1460-2431     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Exp. Bot.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9882906     Medline TA:  J Exp Bot     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Mejora Genética Vegetal, Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible, CSIC, 14080 Córdoba, Spain.
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