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tissue storage/mRNA

Ola Myklebost olam at radium.uio.no
Wed Aug 11 11:56:10 EST 1993

In article <1993Aug10.195133.7624 at alw.nih.gov>, don at helix.nih.gov (donald
seto) wrote:
> what is the best way to store human tissue for extracting mRNA a year from
> now?

I have had tissue stored at -70 centigrade for 5 years and still giving
good RNA. Samples are preferably snap-frozen in small pieces in liq
nitrogen (or when none was available: dry ice methanol).

Ola Myklebost             Email  ola.myklebost at dnr.uio.no
Dept of Tumor Biology
Inst for Cancer Research
The Norwegian Radium Hospital
N-0310 OSLO, Norway
Tel +47-22-50-60-50, xtn 9830, Fax +47-22-52-24-21

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