RNA Resource Center
Molecular Biology Resource Center

RNA Resource Center

Sustainable RNA isolation

Want less waste and more space?

For a smaller, eco-friendlier alternative to our standard RNA isolation kit, check out our QIAwave RNA Mini Kit.
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. 
RNA Bench Guide

This step-by-step guide provides comprehensive knowledge about how to stabilize, isolate and quantify high-quality RNA.


Kit selection tools

Check out our RNA extraction wheel or RNA stabilization wheel to help you find the optimal kit and get the best results.

RNA Bench Guide
Extraction tips

Save time with RNeasy Plus Kits

Upgrade to RNeasy Plus Kits for fast and convenient RNA extraction from cells or tissues, with effective removal of genomic DNA. Get high-quality total RNA in minutes using fast and easy-to-use extraction protocols and swap time spent on routine work for more important things. To learn more, check out the video and take a look at the infographic below.

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.
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?

Guidelines for profiling biofluid miRNAs
The comprehensive guidelines can help you maximize your miRNA sequencing and qPCR success when using liquid biopsy samples, including blood, serum/plasma, urine, CSF and exosomes.