RNeasy Micro Kit vs Quick-RNA™ MicroPrep (50 preps)

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  Qiagen Zymo Research
Name RNeasy Micro Kit Quick-RNA™ MicroPrep
Product No. 74004 R1050
Price $459 ($9.18 per prep) $194 ($3.88 per prep)
Size 50 preps 50 preps
URL Product link Product link
Format Spin Column Spin Column
Main sample type Tissue, cells Cells or tissue samples, yeast, plant or bacteria
Sample amount <5 mg tissue Up to 10^6 cells or 5 mg tissue
Yield Varies Varies
Applications Northern, dot, and slot blotting, end-point RT-PCR, quantitative, real-time RT-PCR, array analysis, next-generation sequencing RT-PCR, hybridization, sequencing etc.
Elution Volume 10–14 µl ≥ 6 µl
Time per run or per prep 30-40 minutes ~10 minutes
# of Protocol Steps 9 Steps 7-8 Steps
Link to Protocol Protocol link Protocol link
Spin Columns: 50 Zymo-Spin™ IC Columns: 50
Collection Tubes (1.5ml): 50 Collection Tube: 50
Collection Tubes (2.0ml): 100 RNA Lysis Buffer: 50ml
Buffer RLT: 45ml RNA Prep Buffer: 25ml
Buffer RW1: 45ml RNA Wash Buffer: 24ml
Buffer RPE: 11ml DNase/RNase-Free Water: 4ml
RNase-Free Water: 3x10ml DNase I: 1
Carrier RNA, poly-A: 310ug DNA Digestion Buffer: 4ml
RNase-Free DNase I: 1500 units  
Buffer RDD: 2x2ml  
RNase-Free Water: 1.5ml  


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