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Each line represents one EST. The cluster consists of 19 ESTs, and the composite cluster is about 510 nucleotides in length. (See Color Plate 1 following p. ) We use this consensus sequence to carry out the following experiments: (1) Design primers to determine if the RNA is expressed in essential normal tissues by reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) using a panel of normal tissue samples (Fig. 2A) and by hybridization using a 32P-labeled cDNA probe on multitissue mRNA dot blots (Fig.
78). For many of the genes, we also perform in situ analyses on multitissue arrays and, thus, verify that expression is present in many cancer samples. We also examine mRNA expression Chapter 3 / New Targets for Cancer Immunotherapy 35 Fig. 2. Specificity of POTE expression in different tissues. (A) PCR analysis on cDNAs from 16 different human tissues. The expected size of the PCR product is 400-bp. A specific 400 bp PCR product is detected in the testis (lane 3), prostate (lane 7), and a very weak band is detected in the placenta (lane 8) and ovary (lane 9).
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The Oncogenomics Handbook (Cancer Drug Discovery and Development) by William J. LaRochelle (Editor), Richard A. Shimkets (Editor)