IBI offers two different kits for extracting RNA from whole blood including the Total RNA Blood and Cultured Cell Kit and the Isolate DNA/RNA/Protein Reagent Kit.
Reference the differences below between the Total RNA Blood and Cultured Cell Kit and the Isolate DNA/RNA Reagent Kit:
• Total RNA Blood and Cultured Cell Kit: spin column, 40 minute operation time, up to 300µl of whole human blood, expected yield up to 60µg RNA. No use of phenol or guanidine isothiocyanate.
• Isolate DNA/RNA/Protein Reagent Kit: scalable reagent format containing phenol, chloroform, and guanidine isothiocyanate, 60 minute operation time. Can isolate DNA, RNA, and protein from the same sample.