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Table 2 RIN of tissue sections or PTCs at progressive stages of sample preparation

From: Ensuring good quality rna for quantitative real-time pcr isolated from renal proximal tubular cells using laser capture microdissection

Experimental conditions RIN
Fresh tissue section without OCT embedding and H&E stain 8
Fresh tissue section with OCT embedding but without H&E stain 8.1
Fresh tissue scrape with OCT embedding and H&E stain 7
Tissue sections stored in −80°C for a day 7.5
Tissue sections stored in −80°C for a week 6.5
Tissue sections stored in −80°C for 1 month 6
Tissue sections stored in −80°C for 6 months 2.2
PTCs collected within 15 minutes after H&E staining 6.2
PTCs collected within 35 minutes after H&E staining 1