ted-mRNA™ Library Prep Kit


RNA profiles from a single reaction
Determines gene expression profiles directly from purified mRNA in a single tube reaction.
User needs to provide PCR and Illumina® indexing reagents.

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For Illumina sequencing systems

Cat. No. Format Storage Kit stability
TR-1015-08 8 reactions per kit -20°C 1 year from the date of manufacture
TR-1015-96 96 reactions per kit -20°C 1 year from the date of manufacture

The ted-mRNA™ kit generates sequencing libraries for Illumina® sequencing platforms. The simple one-tube reaction enables library preparation of full length transcripts in 2.5 hours from RNA sample to sequencing. This protocol requires poly(A) enriched RNA input.


Protocol [PDF] ted-mRNA™ Library Prep Kit User Guide
Input sample 5 pg to 5 ng mRNA
Data produced Sequencing reads for coding RNA with 3' to 5' coverage.
Protocol time
  1. cDNA library preparation 40min
  2. Preamplification 40min
  3. Indexing PCR & QC 40 min
Transcripts coverage Full length transcript coverage.
Gene Counts > 14K genes detected TPM>1 from 1ng mRNA (extracted from UHRR).
Reaction volume 10 uL final volume per reaction
Kit components
  1. ted-mRNA™ Enzyme mix: A proprietary composition of novel enzymes that convert RNA into an Illumina compatible sequencing library, in a single tube reaction
  2. ted-mRNA™ Primer mix: Primers designed to convert RNA and chromatin into an NGS library.
  3. Preamp Oligos
User provided components
  • poly(A) enriched RNA, purified mRNA
  • SPRI beads system, e.g. AMPure XP or Kapa Pure Bead, etc
  • PCR reagents and indexing adapters (our PCR kit is sold separately)
Applications Simultaneous analysis of
  • mRNA, non-polyA coding RNA, non-coding RNA (nc and lncRNA) expression
  • Protocol is compatible with samples from prokaroytic and eukayotic organisms.

Product Features:

Reproducibility & sensitivity
Mapping statistics
Genes detected
Transcripts coverage
Library structure

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Additional information

Reactions per kit

8, 96