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Test system creation for analysis of template switching effect during a reverse transcription in vitro

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We investigated an in vitro system for the analysis of template switching effect of RNA-dependent DNA-polymerase during reverse transcription reaction. An RT-PCR-based approach was realized. An RNA sample was used as a template. The RNA contains a region with a stable secondary structure flanked by two homologous sequences. The described system can find use for testing overall performance of new and existing forms of the reverse transcriptase.

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A. Y. Komkov
Институт биоорганической химии им. академиков М.М. Шемякина и Ю.А. Овчинникова РАН
Russian Federation

Y. B. Lebedev
Институт биоорганической химии им. академиков М.М. Шемякина и Ю.А. Овчинникова РАН
Russian Federation

V. I. Shvets
M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technologies, 86, Vernadskogo pr., Moscow 119571
Russian Federation


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Komkov A.Y., Lebedev Y.B., Shvets V.I. Test system creation for analysis of template switching effect during a reverse transcription in vitro. Fine Chemical Technologies. 2011;6(6):77-83. (In Russ.)

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