Ambion RNAlater® Tissue Collection: RNA Stabilization Solution
The Ambion RNAlater® Tissue Collection: RNA Stabilization Solution is an aqueous tissue storage reagent that stabilizes and protects cellular RNA in intact, unfrozen tissue samples. RNAlater® Solution eliminates the need to process tissue samples immediately or freeze them in liquid nitrogen for later processing. Thus, more time is available for sample collection without jeopardizing RNA expression profiles in precious samples. Nishimoto and colleagues from the University of California, Irvine, describe a method utilizing RNAlater® Solution for fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) that minimizes downstream perturbation of gene expression profiles in sorted cells.
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