RNA stability

elader at ambion.com.nospam elader at ambion.com.nospam
Mon Nov 29 15:55:10 EST 1999


On Fri, 19 Nov 1999 07:29:47 -0800, susanne
<srohrerNOsrSPAM at immv.unizh.ch.invalid> wrote:
>
>I have been isolating total RNA from bacteria and storing it in dH2O at
>-80. Now I read on www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/protocols/ that it is a good idea
>to dissolve the RNA in formamide. 

Store it in 1 mM Sodium Citrate pH 5.2 in the freezer. Bit of buffer,
bit of chelator, and low pH, that's the ticket. See Ambion's RNA
storage solution..... www. ambion.com

Eric




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