Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) is highly abundant in bacterial samples, and its removal is desirable in order to reveal the biological significance of less abundant transcripts. Specific enrichment of bacterial mRNAs is challenging due to their lack of poly(A) tails, and so the converse - efficient and specific removal of bacterial rRNA – is necessary.
The NEBNext® rRNA Depletion Kit (Bacteria) employs the NEBNext RNase H-based RNA depletion workflow to target removal of rRNA from gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. The method is effective with intact and degraded RNA, from monocultures or samples with mixed bacterial species (e.g., metatranscriptomic).
Efficient, specific depletion of bacterial rRNA (5S, 16S, 23S)
The great majority of RNA in bacteria is ribosomal RNA (rRNA). This highly abundant RNA can conceal the biological significance of less abundant transcripts, and so its efficient and specific removal is desirable.
The NEBNext® rRNA Depletion Kit (Bacteria) employs the NEBNext RNase H-based RNA depletion workflow to deplete rRNA (5S, 16S, and 23S) from gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. View species tested to date.
The kit is effective with both intact and degraded RNA preparations, from monocultures or samples with mixed bacterial species (e.g., metatranscriptomic).
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