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Table 9 Illustration of a nomenclature system

From: Proposed methods for testing and selecting the ERCC external RNA controls

Reagent Nomenclature Legend
RNA Transcript ERCC-nnnnn-vv nnnnn = unique 5-digit sequence number
vv = 2 digit version number
PCR primer/probe microarray probe ERCC-nnnnn-vv- pppp-lll-aaa pppp = 4-digit positional location relative to the 0th base at the 5' end of the transcript sequence
lll = primer/probe length
aaa = nucleic acid sequence of the initial triplet of the primer/probe (complement of the RNA sequence at pppp, pppp+1, pppp+2)