Table 1

Results for RNA Obtained from Cryopreserved Tissue Specimens

Sample

Type

Asterand Quality Grade

RINa

RNA Conc (ng/μL)

# Genes Detectedb

Correlation of Replicates (R2)a


1

Brain

Passed

7.2

550

425

0.88

2

Brain

Passed

8.1

586

411

0.96

3

Brain

Passed

8.1

673

425

0.93

4

Brain

Passed

7.5

635

391

0.91

5

Brain

Passed

6.6

641

391

0.93


Passing RNA Ave

7.5

617

409

0.92


6

Brain

Failed

3.1

660

395

0.92

7

Brain

Failed

5.8

275

388

0.86

8

Brain

Failed

2.5

740

421

0.92

9

Brain

Failed

6.2

590

415

0.89

10

Brain

Failed

6.5

554

399

0.91

11

Brain

Failed

5.8

598

461

0.93


Failing RNA Ave

5.0

569

413

0.91


aRNA Integrity number as assessed by 2100 Bioanalyzer

bGenes detected over background by Beadstudio software with a certainty of p = 0.99

cTechnical replicates of same RNA extraction run in separate array experiments

Haller et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2006 6:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-6-9

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