what the difference bet. mRNA, CDS and exon? - (Oct/07/2010 )
PLEASE i want to know if i want to design a primer for PCR and RT-PCR
when i search for the nucleotide sequence on Genbank i found 3 expressions (mRNA - CDS - Exon) and the same sequence for them all are the same
so ARE the primers for PCR applied also for RT-PCR at the same time???
and if they didn't tell the positions of the exons how could i know them???
Thank you veryy much
genearlly speaking, they are the same. mRNA sequences exist in the database as CDs (coding sequences). Exons are also coding sequences.