RNA purification - Precipitation methods

Sarah E. Walker, Jon Lorsch

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29 Scopus citations


When working with RNA, the need often arises to concentrate a sample or purify it from various salts, nucleotides, and proteins. RNA precipitation is an easy and cost-effective method for the concentration of RNA, leaving a pellet that can be resuspended in the buffer of choice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaboratory Methods in Enzymology
Subtitle of host publicationRNA
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780124200371
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMethods in Enzymology
ISSN (Print)0076-6879
ISSN (Electronic)1557-7988


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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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