Standard Reference Materials For mtDna Sequence Analysis

Standard reference samples along with positive controls serve to demonstrate that mtDNA sequence analysis is being performed appropriately (see Szibor et al. 2003a). The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed two Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) to aid in confirming sequencing results with mtDNA (Levin et al. 1999, Levin et al. 2003). Information is available for the entire mtGenome on three samples (SRM 2392) and the cell line HL-60 (SRM 2392-I).


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