Ribo-Zero™ and Globin-Zero™ Kit Selection Guide

The Ribo-Zero™ rRNA Removal Kits and the Globin-Zero™ rRNA/globin mRNA Removal Kit set the standard for ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and globin mRNA removal for RNA-Seq sample prep.

Ribo-Zero treated and Globin-Zero treated RNA can be used to make whole transcriptome RNA-Seq libraries using Epicentre's ScriptSeq™ v2 RNA-Seq Library Preparation kit.

The Ribo-Zero and Globin-Zero Kits:

  • Utilize intact, degraded and formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) RNA samples.
  • Enrich for mRNA and non-rRNA non-coding RNA for whole transcriptome RNA-Seq.
  • Utilize an automation-friendly magnetic bead process.
  • Can be used with RNA from a wide variety of species.

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RNA Sample Kit Removes Euk. Cytoplasmic rRNA Removes Mitochondrial rRNA Removes Bacterial rRNA Removes Chloroplast rRNA Removes Globin mRNA
Human and other animal species and FFPE RNA Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Human/Mouse/Rat)        
Human and other animal species; FFPE RNA Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Gold Kit (Human/Mouse/Rat)      
Human microbiome and other bacteria-infected human, mouse, rat samples Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Gold Kit (Epidemiology)    
Bacteria
(mixed populations of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria)
Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Bacteria)        
Gram-negative bacteria Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Gram-Negative Bacteria)        
Gram-positive bacteria Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Gram-Positive Bacteria)        
Plant leaf tissue Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Plant Leaf)    
Plant seed or root tissue Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Plant Seed/Root)    
Mammalian blood RNA Globin-Zero™ Gold Kit    
Yeast Ribo-Zero™ Magnetic Kit (Yeast)