Quick-RNA™ Miniprep by Zymo Research

Manufacturer Zymo Research  |   Model: R1054
4.8
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5.0
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The Quick-RNA™ Miniprep kit is an innovative product designed for the easy, reliable, and rapid isolation of DNA-free RNA from a wide range of samples.


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Average Rating: 4.8
54 Scientists have reviewed this product

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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Virginia Tech



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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I've been using this product since my initial experience.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: RNA extraction

"I used it for isolating RNA from mosquito midguts and the yields were really good and very easy."

Review date: 22 Jun 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Icahn School of medicine



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    5 out of 5
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Great results at reasonable prices.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA isolation from cells

"It’s one of the easiest, fastest and most reliable methods of RNA Isolation. I have been using this kit for 9 years now, it works great. Filters completely remove the gDNA. easy to follow protocol. Totally recommended."

Review date: 18 Jun 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: University of Louisiana



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Fast, easy, and high quality.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction

"Honestly, I was very scared of doing RNA extractions at first due to how sensitive it is but Zymo Research made it very easy. It is very fast, and produced high quality extractions from some seaweed specimens. It is very affordable too vs QIAGEN or other brands."

Review date: 18 Jun 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Brigham Young University



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Wonderful product! Highly recommend!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA research

"Extracts RNA very cleanly and quickly. Product is immediately ready for downstream applications such as RT-PCR. Very pleased with this product. "

Review date: 26 May 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: The Scripps Research Institute



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great product!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Chemical biology

"It's super fast and easy to extract pure RNA using the kit."

Review date: 26 May 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: California State University, Northridge



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Easy to use!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Isolate RNA from cell/tissue samples.

"I was introduced to this kit as an undergraduate research assistant and I still use it well into my postgraduate degree. It outcompetes the other brands for its price. The quick instruction sheet is thorough and is easily understandable to most new lab members! I recommend this kit and will use it throughout my science career. My only modification is that I centrifuge for longer."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: University of Nevada, Reno



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great value.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction for downstream qPCR

"Very easy and quick protocol. I haven't tested it extensively, but the initial results are comparable to those from the more expensive Qiagen kits."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Icahn School of medicine



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Highly recommended.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA isolation from cells and tissues

"Zymo RNA mini prep is a great quality project. Instructions are easy to follow. Everything you need to isolate RNA is provided with the kit. I used it to isolate RNA from various types of cells and tissues. It's much faster and cost-effective."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: UNC Chapel Hill



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great value.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Analyze RNA for qPCR

"Easy to use but did not like how the centrifuge required high speed. The centrifuge in our lab did not go up to that speed, which meant we had to spin the columns longer and it took really long to purify the RNA when it could have been faster."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: the Univeriaty of Alabama in Huntsville



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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I like the simplicity, and color-coded column for correct handling.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Gene expression / transcriptome

"It was a very straightforward protocol to follow and being able to obtain the yield that I wanted to achieve. More importantly, I appreciate the tech support helping us chose the right products. This is one of the products we used and we use other kits depending on the starting samples."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep


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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: mount sinai medical school



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Reliable results.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:Analyze transcriptome of tissue samples

"The Quick-RNA miniprep kit is easy to use and efficient to isolate any RNA from tissue samples."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: QLABS



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    3 out of 5
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Not a bad kit - needs better instructions.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:NGS

"A little more expensive than what I am used to; using for NGS applications. Directions were a little confusing."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: VT



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great, quality product.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA isolation for downstream qPCR

"Great results and quality of RNA and easy to use! DNAse treatment is quick/efficient. I can complete 8 different samples in ~45 minutes. I can't think of a way to improve this product or the setup of everything in the kit. I highly recommend everyone purchase it if they need to complete RNA isolation."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: University of Central Florida



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great kit for minipreps of DNA!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Molecular cloning of genes

"Easy to use and reproducible!"

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Eur. Inst. of Oncology IEO



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Robust and easy-to-use kit for routine RNA extraction.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Analyze gene expression

"High quality extracted RNA with combined easy protocol and great value for money."

Review date: 16 Mar 2021 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: La Jolla Institute for Immunology



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    3 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Easy to use and consistent results.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Quantitate cytokine RNA transcripts in primary cells

"The RNA extraction kit is easy to use and available at a highly reasonable price. The RNA quality is good and the results are consistent. I like the on-column DNA digestion feature of this kit. I highly recommend this product."

Review date: 04 Dec 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: ICGES



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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It increased cost-effectiveness in the lab.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Clinical laboratory

"I use the Zymo RNA miniprep kit to isolate RNA from clinical samples. It is fast, easy to use and gives high cost-effectiveness."

Review date: 04 Dec 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: University of Pennsylvania



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    3 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great product for RNA extraction.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Extract RNA from human gingival keratinocytes

"I have been using this kit for quite some time now. It always gives reproducible results and I have always achieved good concentration of RNA from cells and with good and acceptable 260/280 ratios. The kit comes with everything you need for the extraction and is relatively easy and less time consuming."

Review date: 04 Dec 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: University of Florida



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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This was a really easy and straight forward kit.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:qPCR

"I found this product really easy and fast without compromising the RNA quality and yield. Tried with fish embryo, which I usually get really low quantities from but with this I got enough to work with."

Review date: 03 Dec 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: IGF



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Excellent for most RNA, including microRNA.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RT-qPCR on standard RNAs and small RNA

"Efficient, easy, time saver. In my opinion, the only phenol-free, column-based RNA extraction system that efficiently recovers small RNA (including miRNA)."

Review date: 17 Jul 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: UCSF



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Excellent reagent, wouldn't be able to accomplish my work without it.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Cell line RNA isolation

"This kit provides clean, reproducibile quantities of RNA from a wide variety of cell lines and culture conditions. A great perk of this kit is the RNA lysis buffer, as lysates can be kept at -80 for months without purification, allowing for investigators to compile all desired samples before purification at a later time."

Review date: 05 Jun 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: University of Florida



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great results: Quality and low cost product.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Gene expression analysis

"This kit is really easy to use even for students or someone that doesn't have experience with molecular biology. The instructions are great. The results have great reproducibility. Also, the quality of the product is worth the price. Other advantages are that the protocol saves time and money compared to other protocols."

Review date: 05 Jun 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: University of Duhok



  • Ease of use
    3 out of 5
    After sales service
    3 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Fast application, great results.
Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:RNA extraction

"The kit is fast and quick for isolating pure RNA from tissue or fluid."

Review date: 03 May 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: University of the Sciences



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Quick and easy approach to good-quality RNA.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA Extraction for RT-PCR

"Surprised how high quality my yield was from this kit. I do a fair amount of RNA extraction work and this kit is a phenomenal time saver."

Review date: 06 Mar 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: VUMC



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great results, easy and quick!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Microbiology

"Good products! Results have been reproducible in my hands so far!"

Review date: 24 Jan 2020 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Johns Hopkins University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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High quality RNA extractions
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Innate immune cell RNA extractions

"This product is high quality. After RNA extraction, we run the product through our bioanalyzer as part of our QC and the RIN is consistently above 9.5. Affordable and high quality."

Review date: 11 Dec 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Gonzaga University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Best RNA isolation kit
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Microbial RNA isolation

"I have been using this kit for years, after Qiagen became unaffordable. I find that I get the same results both yield and quality-wise. Most importantly it is very user friendly, as I have novice students use the kit and they are always successful."

Review date: 11 Dec 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: LSUHSC



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    3 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Quick, easy, reliable
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Isolation of RNA from cells for RT-qPCR

"This is my preferred method for RNA extraction for downstream uses like qPCR. It exceptionally quick and easy, and I get consistently good yields and purity of my samples."

Review date: 11 Dec 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: University of Bristol



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Definitely going to buy it again!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA sequencing

"It is really easy to use and super rapid. It gave me good quality RNA - very pure."

Review date: 02 Dec 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Institute of Biotechnology. UNAM



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Excellent kit! purifying RNA has never been so fun and easy.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Bacterial gene expression

"The kit is very easy to use and fast. You can obtain a good quantity of total RNA with high quality for qRT-PCR analyses."

Review date: 28 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: University of South Florida



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Easy to use and great results!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA isolation followed by qPCR

"The product is very easy to use. I was able to isolated RNA with high concentration and great purity with much ease."

Review date: 27 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: University of Alabama School of Medicine Lab



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Easy, fast, reliable.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA Isolation from Cultured C ells

"The kit is simple and fast. Just be sure to use the recommended initial input volume, otherwise it will clog. You will still isolate tons of material. I tried it with HCC and GBM cells, the RQNs were 9.9 and 8.2, respectively. From about 5 x 10^6 cells ~100ng/ul RNA was obtained."

Review date: 27 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: CSU



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Recommended.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction from mycobacteria

"Best results compared to other brands, easy to use and very good quality for the price."

Review date: 27 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: ORISE



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great value kit. Easy to use and outstanding quality.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Extract RNA for qPCR

"Quick-RNA Miniprep Kit beats all the other products in the market not only because of its outstanding quality but also unbeatable price. The kit provides a streamlined process for RNA extraction which are easy and efficient. Since I began using this kit, my RNA sample quality has always been very good."

Review date: 27 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Rush



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Works great, easy to use, high yield.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RT PCR to make cDNA

"Works great, easy to use, high yield."

Review date: 10 Nov 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Salk Institute for Biological Studies



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Easy to use, reproducible, high quality results!
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RNA isolation from cells in trizol for mRNAseq

"High quality RNA yeild, highly reproducible results in an easy to use kit. This kit was great for student interns who had never isolated RNA, straightforward & easy for them to get high quality RNA in sufficient amounts to make sequencing libraries."

Review date: 27 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Ulm University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Reliable product.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RNA extraction

"Easy to use and much more cost-effective than the main competitor. We generate high-quality RNA for RNA-seq with this product."

Review date: 06 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Loma Linda University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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The result is great!
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:RNA sequencing

"The kit is very straight forward to use. No long waiting time or complicated steps. The yielded product is clean and high quality."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Inova Schar Cancer Institute



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Excellent product and very cost efficient.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Isolate RNA for downstream qPCR analysis

"This product is very effective and not time consuming. I get reproducible data each time and the product is very simple and easy to use. The quality of the RNA after isolation and purification is always very good and reliable."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: LARAD, Inc.



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Couldn't do my job without it!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA Extraction

"This product is very easy to use and contains great instructions. The yield is excellent and consistent every time."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: University of Michigan



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Affordable, high quality RNA isolation kit.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Neuroscience

"The kit works and is highly reliable, producing consistently high quality RNA."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: CNRS UMR9004



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Efficient and speedy.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RNA modomic

"Quick and reliable. Top quality RNA. Highly recommandable."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: University of Exeter



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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I will recommend this kit 100%.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction

"It took me under 10 minutes to extract RNA with this kit and the RNA quality was superb."

Review date: 05 Jun 2019 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: University of Tennessee



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Great product
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RNA collection from plant tissue

"Great product with high consistency and good RNA yield."

Review date: 15 May 2017 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: UQTR



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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It's a must.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Analyse expression of gene in cancer cells

"This product is easy to use. I achieve high quality and reproducible results."

Review date: 29 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: University of Virginia



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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What an amazing improvement over previous manufacture kit!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA isolation for Real Time PCR

"RNA isolation from tissue culture cells used to be my most hated protocol - labor intensive, tedious, and the horrible smell of the BME used in the protocol. This kit is much faster and easier and no horrible smells! Both the RNA yield and the real time results are just as good as our previous kit."

Review date: 29 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Florida Atlantic University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    1 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Good price and easy to use, plus good quality.
Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:Plant molecular biology

"Good price and easy to use, plus good quality. It is compatible to QIAGEN products RNeasy kit, but with reasonable price and equal quality. Especially the DNase is inexpensive and is included in the kit. This makes us so much easy to save time for ordering and save the money too. - We like it very much! Also, it is reliable and simple. No matter animal RNA, or plant RNA, or bacterial RNA, all could use with this one kit."

Review date: 29 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: University of Pécs



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Good price-to-value ratio.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Analyze gene expression in cell cultures and tissues

"Achieve high quality and DNA free RNA. The quality of plastic should be better."

Review date: 29 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Temple University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great results. I will always go with Zymo product for my DNA/RNA extractions
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction for gene expression analysis

"RNA extraction with the Zymo kit is simple and straight forward protocol and people who have already been using column based RNA extractions will find that this kit offers the DNase enzyme and buffers within the kit and so value for the money for the same number of samples. Even better is the genomic DNA isolation columns which is only optional in certain kits (that is sold as a separate kit with a different product number) is sold with the standard isolation protocol which is another feature I really liked. I have been isolating RNA from primary mouse and human cells for over a decade for my research work. I got introduced to this Zymo product when our lab was struggling with funding but we still could not move out of the protocols that we were already doing for many years. I have to say that Zymo product saved us a lot of money and still got reproducible good data from our work. I have become an independent investigator and currently working with a small funding. I am glad that I knew about Zymo product and continuing to use this in my experiments. I have recommended to my colleagues also."

Review date: 28 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Otago University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    3 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Reliable, affordable kit.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:RNA isolation

"Easy and simple to use, even students can manage this! Reliable and while it's not the top kit I've ever used, in terms of value it is excellent. Color coded spin columns make it fool proof."

Review date: 28 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: SBP Med res institute



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Easy and good.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Gene expression

"Easy protocol, good quality RNA. I do not spend hours isolating RNA anymore!! Cheaper than other brands."

Review date: 28 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Drew University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great kit!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:RNA extraction from cell lines

"We are able to quickly and easy extract high quality RNA for use in RT-PCR. This kit is very affordable as well!"

Review date: 27 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Caltech



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Would recommend to others.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Gene expression

"Easy and simple to use. Good yield. Reasonable cost."

Review date: 21 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: NYUMC



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Fast, reliable and quality RNA preps
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:RNA isolation

"Back in the day, we had to separate the aqueous phase from the samples. With the Zymo kit there is no step like this and the results are much better. We use the kit for miRNA, lncRNA and mRNA with good quality even with low concentrate RNA! And it's fast! "

Review date: 12 Jul 2016 | Quick-RNA™ Miniprep
MiniPrep Plus MiniPrep
Cells
Any tissue
(soft, lipid, fibrous, FFPE)
Whole blood
Cells
Soft tissue
Included
DNase I
gDNA removal column
Proteinase K
DNA/RNA Shield (for sample storage)
DNAse I
gDNA removal column

The Quick-RNA MiniPrep kits are innovative product designed for the easy, reliable, and rapid isolation of DNA-free RNA from a wide range of cell (up to 107) and tissue samples (up to 50 mg).  The procedure combines a unique buffer system with Zymo-Spin column technology to yield high quality total RNA (including small RNAs 17-200 nt) in about 10 minutes.

The procedure is simple.  Add the provided RNA Lysis Buffer to a sample, and then purify the RNA using the Zymo-Spin Columns.  The result is highly-concentrated, DNA-free RNA that is suitable for RT-PCR, hybridization, sequencing etc.  In addition, the kit can be used for the enrichment of small and large RNAs into separate fractions.

Product Overview

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Quick-RNA™ Miniprep

Manufacturer Zymo Research

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