Adipose tissue

Eric Lader lader at
Mon Sep 16 20:56:25 EST 1996

In article <elauzier-1209960856120001 at> Edouard
Lauzier, elauzier at writes:
>Ever tried to extract RNA from adipose tissue with samples of 50 mg or less ?
> If so could you give me some insights on your protocol or technique ??? 
>Because I'm trying and it doesn't yield any RNA at all !!  I'm using
>Sacchi (1987)

Adipose is mostly fat (no news there). Try some additional Chloroform
extractions to lose the lipids. 

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