RNAqueous®-Micro Total RNA Isolation Kit

Catalog number: AM1931

Ambion™  Related applications: RNA Extraction

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The RNAqueous®-Micro Kit is used for phenol-free total RNA isolation from micro-sized samples (e.g., from <500,000 cultured cells, from few as 10 laser capture microdissected cells, or from ≤10 mg of tissue) using a guanidinium-based lysis/denaturant and glass fiber filter separation technology. DNA-free™ DNA removal reagents are included in the kit, making the isolated RNA especially suitable for RT-PCR. This kit provides:

• Highly concentrated RNA—for increased sensitivity in downstream assays
• Isolation of high-quality RNA from micro-scale samples
• Reagents/protocol for RNA recovery from LCM samples

How it works
Samples are solubilized in a powerful chaotropic solution, and RNA is purified on a glass fiber filter cartridge specifically designed for very small samples. A simple modification of the protocol allows recovery of both large and small RNA species including tRNAs, 5S rRNA, and microRNAs. The RNA is eluted in a minimal volume of 20 µL. Residual genomic DNA is efficiently removed using the DNA-free™ system included in the kit. The RNAqueous®-Micro Kit contains enough reagents for 50 RNA isolations of DNA-free RNA.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Sample Type (General): Cells, Tissue
High Throughput Compatibility: Not High Throughput-Compatible (Manual)
Downstream Application: Reverse Transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR), Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM), Northern Blotting
Scale: Micro
Product Size: 50 preps
Final Product: Total RNA
Elution Volume - max: 20 µl
Isolation Technology: Silica Spin Column
Sample Type (Specific): Cell Cultures, Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM)

Contents & storage

• 50 Micro Filter Cartridge Assembly (room temperature)
• 50 Micro Elution Tubes (room temperature)
• 15 ml Wash Solution 1 Concentrate (room temperature)
• 28 ml Wash Solution 2/3 concentrate (4°C)
• 25 Lysis Solution (4 °C)
• 200 µl LCM Additive (-20°C)
• 55 µl DNase 2 U/µl (-20°C)
• 600 µl 10X DNase I Buffer (-20°C)
• 150 µl DNase Inactivation Reagent (-20°C)
• 5 ml Elution Solution (-20°C, 4°C, room temperature)


Manuals & protocols

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