Whole Transcriptome RNA-SEQ with Ion Torrent Platform: FFPE, Fresh LCM and FFPE LCM Samples. Increasingly Difficult
Poster May 06, 2015
Sara Franceschi1, Paolo Are*ni1, Marco La Ferla1, Generoso Bevilacqua1,2, Chiara Maria Mazzan*1 , Francesca Lessi1
We developed a high performance method to analyze the whole transcriptome of our FFPE samples, obtaining a very high number of reads (78,186,377 usable reads) perfectly comparable with samples with a large amount of RNA such as samples obtained from cells or fresh tissues.
The novel ‘K’ DNA extraction protocol offers a reliable alternative for preparing fecal specimens for 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing that maintains representation of microbial populations in a sample, with the added benefits that the K method reduces hands-on time by up to 20 x for 96 sample preparations.READ MORE