RNA storage

Jim Bone jb031504 at mbcr.bcm.tmc.edu
Wed Feb 9 21:54:53 EST 1994


In article <dboyd-090294172645 at nazar.dent.umanitoba.ca>,
dboyd at ccu.umanitoba.ca (D. Boyd) wrote:
> 
> Having some trouble keeping RNA intact (surprise). I vaguely remember
> reading one of those useful one page methods papers at the end of a Nucleic
> Acids Research volume a few years ago (sometime in the last 2 years I
> think) about keeping your RNA stored in formamide and in the freezer.
> Anybody have the reference or know the details? Thanks! And my boss thanks
> you!

Never heard of storing RNA in formamide, but I know that RNA stored in its
precipitated form in ethanol is stable for several years.  

Jim



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