Processing DNA and RNA from Whole Blood

DNA

Extracting DNA from Whole Blood

Step 1: Lysis

Step 2: Precipitation

Step 3: Purification

RNA

Extracting RNA from Whole Blood

Step 1: Homogenization

Step 2: Phase separation

Upper Aqueous Layer (RNA)
Interphase (DNA)
Bottom Organic Phase (proteins and lipids)

Step 3: RNA Precipitation

Step 4: RNA wash

Just getting started. . .