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Frequently asked questions

Our Scientific Applications Support team has assembled a list of frequently asked questions to help you find answers quickly. Filter using one or more categories to focus on specific topics, or use the search bar to perform a text search.

What is the stability of RNA vs. DNA?

RNA is inherently less stable than DNA due to its chemical structure. Additionally RNases are more prevalent in standard laboratory conditions than DNases. As even the slightest exposure to RNase can impact RNA stability, IDT has not performed rigorous long term stability studies for RNA.

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