How do I determine if my RNA sample is contaminated with genomic DNA?

/How do I determine if my RNA sample is contaminated with genomic DNA?

How do I determine if my RNA sample is contaminated with genomic DNA?

2018-01-24T08:50:18+00:00December 4th, 2017|

In Real-Time RT-qPCR, genomic DNA can potentially be co-amplified during the PCR reaction, contaminating the sample and leading to erroneous results. To determine if an RNA sample is contaminated with genomic DNA it is important to include a no-reverse transcriptase control during the RT step, and all RT-qPCR experiments should include a no-RT control. If the RNA sample is free of genomic DNA contamination the no-RT controls should not generate any signal after Real-Time PCR.

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