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Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) is essential for genetic regulation and expression. In many neuroscience studies, animal models such as mice are used, and accordingly, you may find that you must extract RNA from mouse brain tissue at some point or other.
There are unique challenges that arise when trying to extract RNA from mouse brain samples. This guide outlines the main precautions you should take to overcome these challenges and achieve successful RNA extraction.
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When Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) sequencing was first released, it promised a huge shift in our approach to sequencing – moving away from methods that had up to that point been validated and entrenched in labs across the world. In this guide, PacBio's Nick Sisneros provides some insight into SMRT Sequencing and the tips and tricks that will ensure success in the template prep and sample preparation for use on this sequencing platform.READ MORE
For most laboratory workflows, you’re only as good as your starting material. This is particularly true for next-generation sequencing (NGS). Here are several tips and tricks to preparing NGS libraries that hold true across all applications.READ MORE