Poly(A) RNA Selection Kit V1.5
The Poly(A) RNA Selection Module enables the rapid and highly specific enrichment of polyadenylated RNAs from total RNA samples.
are aliquoted and washed.
are hybridized to oligodT beads.
and tRNA,will not be captured by the oligodT beads
and will be washed away.
by heating in water.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The poly(A) RNA Selection Module enriches for all RNAs that have a poly(A) tail, such as mRNA, but also mitochondrial rRNA, which can make up to 4 % of the isolated poly(A) RNA (=0.08% of the total RNA). Therefore, between 2 – 4 % of sequencing reads can correspond to rRNA when using various standard RNA-Seq library preps.
The Poly(A) RNA Selection Kit V1.5 features new oligo(dT) Magnetic Beads (MB) compared to the V1.0 kit. The V1.5 kit protocol has been carefully optimized to maximize poly(A) RNA recovery. Additional specific changes made in the V1.5 Kit and protocol include:
- Updated Hybridization (HYB) and Bead Wash (BW) buffer compositions (for compatibility with new oligo(dT) Magnetic Beads).
- Reduction of the Magnetic Bead volume to 2 µl (vs. 10 µl in V1.0), which can be used for total RNA inputs up to 5 µg.
In the traces below you’ll see that the Bioanalyzer software classifies two peaks within the trace of a poly(A) selected sample as 18S and 28S rRNA (Figure A). However, the overlay with diluted total RNA clearly demonstrates that those peaks are not rRNA peaks (Figure B). Poly(A) selection was successful and no rRNA was left. This was also confirmed by NGS sequencing.
Figure A. Bioanalyzer trace after the Poly(A) RNA Selection using 5 µg of Universal Human Reference RNA (UHRR). The Bioanalyzer software wrongly classifies two peaks within the trace of the poly(A) selected sample as 18S and 28S rRNA.
Figure B. Overlay of Bioanalyzer traces before and after the Poly(A) RNA Selection. The overlay with diluted total RNA clearly demonstrates that those peaks identified as rRNA (in A) are not rRNA peaks.
Red trace: diluted total Universal Human Reference RNA (UHRR), intact (RIN 8.5). Blue trace: poly(A) RNA selected RNA.
Increasing the proportional bead volume to suit the input RNA amount will enable poly(A) selection from higher inputs. For recommendations based on your intended input please contact email@example.com.
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