RNA Methylation Analysis

RNA Methylation Analysis

RNA methylation is a reversible post-translational modification to RNA that epigenetically impacts numerous biological processes. It occurs in different RNAs including tRNA, rRNA, mRNA, tmRNA, snRNA, snoRNA, miRNA, and viral RNA. The most common internal modifications of mRNA include N6 adenylate methylation (m6A), N1 adenylate methylation (m1A), cytosine hydroxylation (m5C), etc. N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is the most common and abundant methylation modification in RNA molecules present in eukaryotes and accounts for more than 80% of all RNA methylation. It may be referred to as the "fifth RNA base" and has broad roles in regulating embryonic development and cell fates. Once the enzyme involved in the modification of m6A is abnormal, it will cause a series of diseases, including tumor, neurological diseases, embryonic development retardation and so on. 5-methylcytosine (5-mC) is an epigenetic mark that also commonly occurs in various RNA molecules.

Recent data strongly suggest that m6A and 5-mC RNA methylation affects the regulation of various biological processes, but some in-depth mechanism research still has a lot of work to be completed by scientists around the world. As an important tool for RNA methylation analysis, PCR plays an important role in the study of various biological processes.

Process of m5C methylation analysis.Fig. 1 Process of m5C methylation analysis. (Shen C, et al. 2019)

RNA Methylation Analysis Service

Creative Biogene is a professional company that dedicated to the production and research of PCR products. The research team of Creative Biogene has professional knowledge in the field of RNA methylation analysis, can offer excellent RNA methylation analysis service to you by PCR. Relying on the powerful bio-information platform, comprehensive data analysis can also be provided.

The Workflow of RNA Methylation Analysis Service

The Workflow of RNA Methylation Analysis Service

Our Advantages

  • Multiple sample types acceptance: we currently accept DNA, cell, tissue and paraffin-embedded samples for our RNA methylation analysis service.
  • Strict quality control: we control the quality strictly for each step to guarantee the quality of data.
  • One-stop service: you only need to provide samples. We provide comprehensive service from RNA isolation to data analysis.
  • Wide range of application: it can detect the methylation of specific sites.
  • High accuracy: it can accurately detect the degree percentage of methylation.

Requirements for Samples

Service items Material requirements
Tissue samples ≥ 2 μg, stored in a low-temperature refrigerator at -20 ℃ or -80 ℃
DNA sample volume ≥ 20 μL, concentration ≥ 100ng / μL, total RNA  ≥ 2μg, stored at -20 ℃
Blood sample volume ≥ 2 mL, stored in anticoagulant tube or cryopreservation tube
Paraffin embedded sample Provide 10 tissue sections (area > 10 mm × 10 mm, thickness about 5-10 μm)

Delivery Specifications for RNA Methylation Analysis Service

  • Detect methylation sites in RNA
  • The raw pyrograms in a PDF document.
  • PCR data analysis

You can customize the RNA methylation analysis service by phone or email, and our colleagues will reply your inquiry within three working days.

* It should be noted that our service is only used for research, not for clinical use.
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