siRNA / RNAi /miRNA transfection Rat - C6 (glial tumor) Cationic lipid based

The RNA interference (RNAi) is used to inhibit gene expression or translation, by neutralizing targeted mRNA molecules. Two types of RNA molecules such as microRNA (miRNA) and small interfering RNA (siRNA) play a central role in RNAi. Few points have to considered to increase the transfection efficiency of siRNA. Always use healthy, actively dividing cells to maximize transfection efficiency. The confluency of cells should be between 50-70%. Always use the most appropriate siRNA concentration to avoid off-target effects and unwanted toxic side effects. Positive and negative controls should be used for each and every experiment to determine transfection efficiency.

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Upstream tips
This Kit is compatibile with diverse growth conditions (with and without serum).
Protocol tips
The ratio of siRNA (micrograms) to Gene Silencer (microliters) was 1:5.

Incubate at room temp for 5-30 min.
Upstream tips
Seed 0.4–1.6 x 105 cells per well
Protocol tips
Dilute siRNA in culture medium without serum.

Incubate the samples for 5–10 min at room temperature
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