genetics

dPCR

Digital PCR

Digital PCR (dPCR) is a method used to quantify nucleic acids (DNA, RNA, cDNA). At NIST we are using microfluidic and emulsion-based dPCR platforms for...

Structure of CMV Genome


Simplified Genomic Structure:

structure-of-cmv-genome

Schematic map of the CMV genome. The CMV genome is organized as two regions of unique sequences, unique long (UL) and unique short (US), flanked by two sets of inverted repeats (TRL/IRL) and (IRS/TRS) (light shaded boxes). Kotenko et al. PNAS February 15, 2000 vol 97 no. 4 pp. 1695-1700

 

Nomenclature:

  • UL – Unique long

Structure of CMV Genome

Structure of Cytomegalovirus Genome

Simplified genomic structure:

Structure of CMV Genome

Schematic map of the CMV genome. The CMV genome is organized as two regions of unique sequences, unique long (UL) and unique short (US), flanked by two sets of inverted repeats (TRL/IRL) and (IRS/TRS) (light shaded boxes). Kotenko et al. PNAS February 15, 2000 vol 97 no. 4 pp. 1695-1700

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