If you will be shipping specimens to Norgen for RNA isolation, please reference the table below for our recommended amount or volume.
|Cell lines||As little as 1,000 cells|
|Tissues||As little as 1,000 cells 0.5 mg|
|Blood||As little as 10 μL (Whole blood, Leukocyte, PAXgene and Tempus can be used)|
|Urine (cell-free RNA)||200 µL**|
|Urine (total RNA)||As little as 1 mL (Fresh or preserved urine)|
|Exosomes or extracellular vesicles||Various (Bodily fluid or cell culture media)|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.