RNA Amplification Kit Selection Guide

Kit Name RNA input End-Product Application Comments
TargetAmp™ 1-Round aRNA-Amplification Kit 103 25 ng - 500 ng of total RNA 3 µg - 75 µg of anti-sense RNA (also called aRNA or cRNA) Many  
TargetAmp™ 2-Round aRNA- Amplification Kit 2.0 10 pg - 500 pg of total RNA 1 µg - 75 µg of anti-sense RNA (also called aRNA or cRNA) Many Ideal for RNA isolated from laser-captured, microdissected, flow-sorted cells, etc.
MessageBOOSTER™ cDNA Synthesis Kit for qPCR 10 pg - 500 pg of purified total RNA Amplified cDNA that is ready for qPCR Small sample qRT-PCR Improve sensitivity and the number of qRT-PCR reactions from 1 or more cells.
MessageBOOSTER™ cDNA Synthesis Kit from Cell Lysates 1 to 50 cultured cells (no need for RNA purification) Amplified cDNA that is ready for qPCR Small sample qRT-PCR Improve sensitivity and the number of qRT-PCR reactions from 1 or more cells without need for RNA isolation.