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3. 5 mL of silicone lubricant (see Note 5). Mix vigorously by vortexing for 1 min at room temperature. 4. Cool on ice for 30 min 5 Transfer contents to a 50-mL thick polypropylene tube and centrifuge at 10,OOOg for 30 min at 4’C. 6. Remove the top aqueous phase (see Note 5) taking care to avoid disturbing the Interface. 7. Add an equal volume of isopropanol to the aqueous phase. Mix and cool to -20°C. Incubate for at least 1 h (see Note 6). 8. Centrifuge at 10,OOOg for 20 min at 4°C to precipitate the RNA.

6kb 1 4-28s 4-l 8s Fig. 2. Agarose gel (1%) of total cellular RNA extracted from fresh blood peripheral lymphocytes. M: double-stranded DNA molecular weight marker. Lane 1: Lymphocyte RNA showing 28s and 18s ribosomal RNA bands indicative of intact RNA. 3 kb) may be visible corresponding to the small rRNA or tRNA populations. The major cellular RNA species comprise 28s and 18s ribosomal RNAs (rRNA), which appear as defined bands if the RNA is intact. Degraded RNA appears as smaller molecular weight or absent rRNA bands with a large amount of low molecular weight smearing.

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