Presence of translatable mRNA in diapause eggs of Bombyx mori

Akira Saito, Chikako Kiyohara, Yasushi Sugimoto, Katsumi Koga, Bungo Sakaguchi

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Abstract

Total RNA extracted from diapause eggs of Bombyx mori was found to be translatable in a cell-free heterologous protein synthesis system derived from wheat germ or rabbit reticulocyte lysate. This supports the idea that active mRNAs are contained in the polysomes of diapause eggs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)625-629
Number of pages5
JournalInsect Biochemistry
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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