The EpiQuik™ Total RNA Isolation Kit (Plant) provides a fast, simple, and cost-effective method for isolating total RNA from plant tissue samples. Detergents and chaotropic salt are used to lyse cells and inactivate RNase. The specialized high-salt buffering system allows RNA species longer than 100 bases to bind to the glass fiber matrix of the spin column. The Total RNA Isolation Kit is suitable for a variety of routine applications including RT-PCR, cDNA Synthesis, Northern Blotting, Differential display, Primer Extension and mRNA selection. The entire procedure can be completed within 60 minutes. The kit has the following features and advantages:
- Fast procedure delivers high-quality total RNA in 60 minutes
- Ready-to-use RNA for high performance in any downstream application
- Consistent RNA yield from a small amount of starting material
Principle & Procedure
This kit contains all the reagents required for successfully performing RNA isolation directly from plant tissues. After lysis, binding, and wash, RNA is easily recovered in quantities of up to 30 µg using specially designed columns. Total RNA is then ready to be used for a variety of downstream applications.
The amount of starting materials can be 100 mg of fresh plant tissue or 25 mg of dry plant tissue. A total of 50 standard extractions can be performed with this kit. Yield of the total RNA can be up to 30 µg. The yield may vary depending on the sample type.