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Characterization of ribosomal RNA from insect eggs (Euscelis plebejus, cicadina;Smittia spec., chironomidae, diptera

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The molecular weights of ribosomal RNAs from eggs of 2 different insect species and of their mitochondrial rRNA were determined. By denaturating conditions, the 28 S rRNA from both insect eggs is converted to 18 S products.

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This study was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (SFB 46). We wish to thank Prof. K. Sander and Prof. K. Kalthoff for critical discussion, Dr C. Nüsslein-Volhard and Dr. O. Vogel for critically reading, and Mrs. M. Scherer for typing this manuscript.

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Jäckle, H., Schmidt, O. Characterization of ribosomal RNA from insect eggs (Euscelis plebejus, cicadina;Smittia spec., chironomidae, diptera. Experientia 34, 1260–1261 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01981404

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