Isolation of a cloned DNA segment containing a ribosomal protein gene of Drosophila melanogaster.

Abstract

A Drosophila genomic DNA library in the vector Charon 4 was screened using cDNA derived from the small (6S-12S) poly(A)+ mRNA of 2-6-h-old Drosophila embryos. This fraction of mRNA is enriched for ribosomal protein-coding sequences. The selected recombinants were hybridized to total mRNA under conditions which allowed for isolation of homologous mRNAs. The… (More)

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