Viral beta actin
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Posted 23 May 2011 - 02:55 PM
Do the viral genome contain beta-actine?
are you looking to detect B-actin as a control to ur extraction ?
as to my knowledge, no ...
it is like GAPDH ...
if you have extracted your viral DNA or RNA from tissues/blood go and detect it,
you will see it ...
but doing extraction from cell-free body fluids, you won't see it as : CSF
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Posted 23 May 2011 - 04:51 PM
I don't think viruses contain beta-actin at all. They typically have their own coat proteins expressed off genes within the genome. However, I don't know about all viruses so...