The estimation of ribonucleic acid using ultraviolet absorption measurements

  • Fleck A
  • Begg D
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In attempts to estimate RNA in samples of thyroid tissue by a modified Schmidt-Thannhauser method using ultraviolet absorption measurements following I h incubation in alkali, interference due to the presence of polypeptide material was encountered. A two-wavelength method has been devised which eliminates errors from this source.

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  • A. Fleck

  • D. Begg

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