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scrosby 04-07-2016 11:10 AM

Ship RNA @ RT in isoprop?
 
I have been asked a few times and have not been able to find a clear answer online. Is there any reason that RNA pellets cannot be shipped at room temp in 100% isopropanol?

methylnick 04-11-2016 02:28 PM

isopropanol is a flammable, but you would need to check with your shipper if the volumes you are using are okay for airmail.

DNATECH 04-11-2016 03:54 PM

We do recommend our customers from South America (shipments can be delayed quite often) to ship their RNA after samples after ethanol precipitation, pellets washed twice with 70% ethanol, and then covered with a minimum amount of 80% ethanol (20ul).
We do not have any problems sequencing these samples.

Lutz

http://dnatech.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/

scrosby 04-12-2016 02:45 AM

80% ethanol
 
Thanks to both of you?

These are shipped at room temp?
Is methylnick's concern about shipping a flammable a concern?


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