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TransPlex® Whole Transcriptome Amplification Kit

DNA polymerase separate.

NACRES:
NA.55

Quality Level

technique(s)

whole genome amplification: suitable

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.

−20°C

General description

TransPlex®, a Whole Transcriptome Amplification (WTA) method, allows for representative amplification of nanogram quantities of total RNA in less than 4 hours without 3′-bias. Microgram quantities of amplification product generated from tissue, cultured cells, formalin-fixed samples, or serum are suitable for downstream applications such as qPCR and microarray analyses.

Application

TransPlex®  Whole Transcriptome Amplification Kit has been used to synthesize double-stranded cDNA. It has also been used in the amplification of cDNA.
Suitable for use with downstream applications including:
  • qPCR
  • microarray analysis
  • cloning

Features and Benefits

  • Amplification of total RNA in less than 4 hours with less than 30 minutes of "hands-on" time
  • Only 5 ng of starting material required to produce a highly representative library from total RNA
  • Microgram quantities of amplification product generated from intact RNA from tissue, cultured cells, serum, or degraded RNA from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded samples

Principle

The WTA process involves two steps. In the first step, sample RNA is reverse transcribed with non-self-complementary primers composed of a quasi-random 3′ end and a universal 5′ end. As polymerization proceeds, displaced single strands serve as new templates for primer annealing and extension. The resultant OmniPlex cDNA library, comprised of random, overlapping 100 - 1000 base fragments flanked by universal end sequence, is then amplified by PCR with the universal primer to produce WTA product.

Legal Information

TransPlex is a registered trademark of Rubicon Genomics, Inc.

Kit Components Also Available Separately

Product No.
Description
SDS

  • W4502Water, Nuclease-Free Water, for Molecular Biology

  • D7295Deoxynucleotide Mix, 10 mM, Molecular Biology Reagent

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Product Information Sheet

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Articles

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Protocols

Integration of Sigma® TransPlex® WTA and the Complete WTA2 Kits with the Affymetrix Microarray Workflow

TransPlex WTA amplification product is suitable as microarray target for expression analysis on the Affymetrix platform, and can be incorporated into existing Affymetrix workflows

Integration of Sigma® TransPlex® WTA and the Complete WTA2 Kits with the Illumina Microarray Workflow

Amplification products generated by the TransPlex® WTA and Complete WTA2 kits are suitable for microarray target for expression analyses, and can be incorporated into existing Illumina workflows.

Integration of Sigma® TransPlex® WTA and the Complete WTA2 Kits with the NimbleGen™ Expression Microarray Workflow

Amplification products generated by the TransPlex® WTA and Complete WTA2 kits are suitable for microarray target for expression analyses, and can be readily integrated into existing NimbleGen workflows.

Integration of Sigma® TransPlex® WTA and Complete WTA2 Kits with the Agilent Microarray Workflow

Amplification products generated by the TransPlex® WTA and Complete WTA2 kits are suitable for microarray target for expression analyses, and can be readily integrated into existing Agilent workflows

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Whole Transcriptome Amplification FAQs

Transplex Whole Transcriptome Amplification FAQs on topics including whole transcriptome steps, RNA source, including archival fixed tissue, library purification, quantitation of the product and downstream applications

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