Molecular Biology Resource Center
RNA Resource Center
RNA Bench Guide
This step-by-step guide provides comprehensive knowledge about how to stabilize, isolate and quantify high-quality RNA.
Back to RNA basics
Resources to refresh your RNA knowledge
Sample disruption and effective RNA isolation and stabilization are crucial to getting the best RNA yields. Find out how to prepare samples with advanced techniques, get a detailed look at of the challenges and considerations involved in RNA isolation and optimize efficiency by troubleshooting.
QIAwave RNA Mini Kit
61% less plastic and 38% less cardboard
For a more eco-friendly alternative for extracting total RNA from cells, tissues, and yeast.
miRNeasy TissueCells Advanced Mini Kit
For phenol-free purification of microRNA and total RNA from tissues and cells
For purification of up to 12 μg genomic, mitochondrial or viral DNA from blood and related body fluids.
RNAprotect Tissue Reagent
For immediate stabilization of RNA in tissues
Immediately stabilize RNA in tissue samples to preserve the gene expression profile.
For fully automated nucleic acid extraction with QIAGEN’s spin-column kits
Automate over 80 QIAGEN kits with over 140 standard protocols for the most frequently used applications.
Following RNA isolation, quality control (QC) is an important step to ensure that your RNA is high quality and can be used for reliable, reproducible and correct results. QC also contributes to ensuring accuracy and saving time and costs.
PCR, dPCR and NGS
Obtaining high-quality RNA is just the first step for downstream applications, such as RT-PCR, digital PCR and RNA-seq. Discover QIAGEN’s innovative portfolio of PCR, dPCR and NGS solutions and learn about the workflows for RNA analysis and interpretation.
RNA workflow at a glance
Different types of RNAs form such a fascinating and yet sophisticated world. Which are the tools to achieve each step of the study?