RNA Integrity Number (RIN)

The absolute must-do for gene expression studies!

A transcriptional landscape with each number varying in image and colour to depict the change in quality of RNA
A transcriptional landscape with each number varying in image and colour to depict the change in quality of RNA
Illustration by Jenny Liu

Focussing on the genomics side of ALS means crunching a lot of genomic data. Gene expression analysis always includes RNA samples. Determining the quality of RNA samples is essential to ensure that the resulting gene expression analysis is both…