If you will be shipping specimens to Norgen for RNA isolation, please reference the table below for our recommended amount or volume.

Specimen* Recommended Amount**
Cell lines As little as 10,000 cells
Tissues As little as 10,000 cells 0.5-30 mg
Blood As little as 200 μL (Whole blood, Leukocyte, PAXgene and Tempus can be used)
Plasma As little as 1mL
Serum As little as 1mL
Urine As little as 1 mL (Fresh or preserved urine)
Saliva As little as 0.2 mL (Fresh saliva)
FFPE sections Min 4 x 10 μm sections of 1 cm2

*If you are working with a specimen which is not listed, please contact services@norgenbiotek.com for our recommendation.

**Please note that these are Norgen Biotek’s recommended input volumes to achieve optimal data. If you are working with lower volumes, our expert team will be happy to assist to you.