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Table 1 Comparison of decay rates and half-lives of 17 selected genes determined from microarray data and qRT-PCR

From: Short RNA half-lives in the slow-growing marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus

  Microarray qRT-PCR
Gene Cluster Expression at time 0 [log2] Half-life [min] Decay rate [min] Half-life [min] Decay rate [min]
PMM1077 7 5.6 1.7 2.4 1.6 1.6
dnaN 3 6.4 1.5 1.7 3.0 2.1
psaK 9 12.3 4.9 5.0 5.3 4.8
atpA 11 10.9 12.2 4.9 6.2 3.3
psbA 11 14.3 40.1 71.0 18.5 16.2
recN ND 4.0 3.9 5.3 2.2 6.4
recA 5 8.5 2.3 2.7 2.6 7.5
ftsZ 5 9.4 1.8 2.1 3.4 2.1
amt1 11 13.7 52.1 77.2 17.3 11.3
psbD 9 13.2 9.0 8.8 7.0 5.6
PMM1121 (som) 11 13.9 28.6 39.1 13.0 10.4
pcb 11 13.9 15.6 25.8 6.6 6.3
PMM1447 ND 3.7 59.5 18.0 40.6 4.1
atpE 11 13.0 13.5 24.8 15.6 4.7
atpB 9 10.5 4.6 3.4 8.0 4.7
atp1 10 10.7 5.0 2.3 2.4 2.6
16S rRNA 2 14.9 370.1 20.7 -261.3 54.4
  1. ND, not determined.