cDNA clones to poly(A)+ mRNA from spermatids have been obtained to study gene transcription in post-meiotic germ cells. Four cDNA clones detect mRNAs that increase in abundance in post-meiotic germ cells. One clone, pPM459, was shown to correspond to an mRNA that is transcribed after meiosis. Pulse-labelling experiments demonstrate transcription o5 the message in spermatids. These data constitute further evidence for post-meiotic gene transcription in spermatids.
Post-meiotic transcription in mouse testes detected with spermatid cDNA clones
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Hirokazu Fujimoto, Robert P. Erickson, Marie Quinto, Michael P. Rosenberg; Post-meiotic transcription in mouse testes detected with spermatid cDNA clones. Biosci Rep 1 December 1984; 4 (12): 1037–1044. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01116696
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