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Table 1 Quality evaluation of total RNA samples

From: Reference gene alternatives to Gapdh in rodent and human heart failure gene expression studies

    OD 260 nm/280 nm 28S/18S area ratio RNA integrity number (RIN)
   n Mean SD CV (%) Mean SD CV (%) Mean SD CV (%)
Mouse Sham 3 2.05 0.01 0.2 1.23 0.12 9.3 7.9 0.2 1.9
  MI 3 2.06 0.01 0.5 1.33 0.06 4.4 8.2 0.3 3.2
Rat Sham 3 2.03 0.01 0.5 1.40 0.10 7.1 8.8 0.3 3.0
  MI 3 2.05 0.01 0.3 1.50 0.00 0.0 8.5 1.4 16.5
Human Donor 4 2.03 0.03 1.3 1.36 0.36 26.5 7.2 1.9 26.0
  Failing 6 2.01 0.03 1.3 1.07 0.23 21.5 7.6 0.3 3.8