BEA provides RNA and DNA quality control services with the Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100 and the new Agilent Tapestation 2200. Services at BEA includes all the RNA and DNA formats available: nano, pico and small RNA analysis for the Bioanalyzer 2100 and the R6K and D1K normal and high sensitivity screen tape analysis for the Tapestation 2200. This service is included as a part of the QC quality control for expression microarray assays. RNA QC can also be performed as a standalone-service for customers that are interested in checking RNA and DNA quality.

The analysis output is concentration measures, 28S/18S ratios and RIN-values. The results will be provided to the customer as PDF files.

Figure.RNA analysis with the Agilent 2200 TapeStation system. A) Gel image. B) Representative electropherogram.