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#1 noyara

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 04:27 PM

Dear All
G'day..

I'm asking about Measurement Units of DNA,

In some journals & websites there are some units used for DNA and RNA calculation, I don't know what its mean, and when I search about it, I don't find good information
I hope if you know about it..

For example:
this phrase:

Fill in answers to 13 and either 4 (for converting ng/ml to pM) or 5 (for converting pM to ng/ml).
what mean pM..?

and also this one:


What is the specific activity of your radiolabeled nucleotide stock (Ci/mmol)?

What is the concentration of your radiolabeled nucleotide stock (mCi/ml)?

what means by mCi, Ci

and many others....
is there any website, pdf, books or anything that describe the meaning?

Waiting for your kind response,..
And regards

#2 Gerard

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 03:44 AM

Google: mCi unit
Hit 1: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MCI

can do it for all :lol:
Ockham's razor
Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate
-- "You must assume no plural without necessity".

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 06:26 AM

pM is most likely pico Molar

If you don't know it, then ask it! Better to ask and look foolish to some than not ask and stay stupid.





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