Early Detection Research Network

EDRN01 — Total RNA Benchmarking Samples

This page describes the RNA benchmarking samples designated EDRN01.

Package contains a set of five different samples of human total RNA (numbered 1–5) to be measured at the same time for comparison. Sample sets were prepared by the EDRN according to a protocol developed by NIST.

Contents

Sample Number Mass (μg) Volume (μL) Proportions of human total RNA¹ per sample
1 5 25 25% Liver, 50% Brain, 25% Placenta
2 5 25 25% Liver, 25% Brain, 50% Placenta
3 5 25 100% Brain
4 5 25 100% Liver
5 5 25 100% Placenta

¹Source material is obtained from Thermo Fisher Scientific: Human Brain Total RNA (AM7962), Human Liver Total RNA (AM7960), and Human Placneta Total RNA (AM7950). Thermo Fisher Scientific obtained material from normal human tissue. Use appropriate caution.

Storage Conditions

This material is shipped frozen on dry ice. When received immediately store the containers in a –80ºC freezer.

Shipping

To arrange for shipping contact:

Lynn Sobara, Ph.D.
Program Director — Cancer Biomarkers Research Group
NIH/NCI/Dvision of Cancer Prevention
Phone: +1 240 276 7135
Email: lynns@mail.nih.gov

Or

Karl Krueger, Ph.D.
Program Director — Cancer Biomarkers Research Group
NIH/NCI/Dvision of Cancer Prevention
Phone: +1 240 276 7026
Main line: +1 240 276 7040
Email: kruegerk@mail.nih.gov