I would like to know if bacterial RNA in a 1.5 mL 2%SDS solution can be degraded.
Comes from a pellet of pure liquid culture.
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I think it is relatively unlikely that the RNA will degrade under these conditions. For the future, I would handle this differently:
I would choose (and have done this already several times with cell samples that I couldn't process without problems) the second method.