Date: January 18, 1999Labeling Kit Companies
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In situ spatial localization of mRNA expressed only after ethylene treatment (left) compared to air grown seedlings used as a negative control (right). The RNA probe to the EIA0305 gene was labeled with fluorescein (NEL633) and visualized with NBT (Image courtesy of New England Nuclear)
Remember the days when fishing for a sequence in the E. coli genome seemed like an overwhelming task? Somewhere along the way, it seems like the small pond we started fishing in has turned into an open sea. Today, with the entire human genome one of the hottest fishing spots around, the pool of genes waiting to be hooked seems ever increasing. As every seasoned angler knows, you need the right tools for the job--right rod, right line, right bait--and the same is true when you're fishing for gene sequences. If you're having trouble...

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