Invitrogen™ TRIzol™ products are referenced in thousands of journal publications, reflecting the trust that molecular biologists have placed in TRIzol Reagent to deliver high-quality, intact RNA from many kinds of biological materials.

TRIzol reagents are offered in several ready-to-use formats. The individual products within the TRIzolreagent family are tailored to isolate total RNA or to simultaneously isolate RNA, DNA, and protein from diverse biological sources, including samples of human, animal, plant, yeast, bacterial, and viral origin.

RNA extraction product selection guide

Product Description Primary Sample Type
Invitrogen™ TRIzol™ Plus RNA Purification System Offers rapid isolation of total RNA by combining the lysis capability of TRIzol Reagent with the convenient RNA extraction technology of the Invitrogen™ PureLink™ RNA Mini Kit silica spin column All sample types, especially difficult samples, including fibrous or fatty tissues and plant material
TRIzol Reagent Isolates total RNA from tissues or cells, including lipid-rich and difficult samples Tissues and cells
Invitrogen™ TRIzol™ LS Reagent Designed for use with liquid samples, such as serum or virus preparations Fluid samples such as serum and virus preparations
Invitrogen™ TRIzol™ Max™ Bacterial RNA Isolation Kit with TRIzol Reagent and Invitrogen™ Max™ Bacterial Enhancement Reagent Kit-based system designed to isolate total RNA from bacterial cells Bacterial samples

Video: How to isolate RNA from tissue or cells

Learn how to isolate ultrapure total RNA within an hour, even from difficult samples with the TRIzol Plus RNA Purification Kit.

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