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GJA
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mRNA

Post by GJA » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:32 pm

RNA differs from DNA -- one difference is U instead of T. Why then when you look at Genbank listings for mRNA sequenecs do the sequences include T, not U?

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Post by blcr11 » Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:02 pm

They could do it either way. Usually, though, what was sequenced was a cDNA copy of the mRNA, so typically you report it as a DNA sequence.

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