5 Fusion RNA Multiplex Positive Control



The 5-Fusion Multiplex FFPE RNA Reference Standard is a highly-characterized, biologically-relevant quality control material used to assess the performance of targeted NGS, RT-PCR and RT-qPCR assays aimed at detecting gene fusions. Each FFPE section is composed of a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) cell line verified to contain EML4-ALK, CCDC6-RET, SLC34A2-ROS1, TPM3-NTRK1 and ETV6-NTRK3 fusions.

With this product you are able to:

  • Evaluate your workflow integrity from pre-analytical RNA extraction through to fusion detection


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Technical Information

Targeted NGS, endpoint RT-PCR and RT-qPCR platforms give researchers much greater power when profiling tumor samples. However, they present challenges surrounding sample variability, RNA extraction procedures, RNA quantification, platform bias, and potential failure to detect biomarkers.

Breakpoint Sequence Data

Technical Data

Genes Covered
EML4(13)-ALK(20), CCDC6(1)-RET(12), SLC34A2(4)-ROS1(32), TPM3(7)-NTRK1(10) and ETV6(5)-NTRK3(15), presence of alternative fusion product SLC34A2(4)-ROS1(34) reported
Cosmic ID
COSF463 (EML4-ALK); COSF1272 (CCDC6-RET); COSF1197 (SLC34A2-ROS1); COSF1330 (TPM3-NTRK1); COSF572 (ETV6-NTRK3)
Fixation Method
10% Formalin
Section Size

Product Information

Intended Use
For routine performance monitoring (Research Use Only)
Unit Size
1 FFPE Section

General Information

12 months from the date of manufacture

Quality Control

Extractable RNA / Expected Yield
≥ 100 ng RNA per section using the Maxwell 16 LEV RNA FFPE Purification Kit from Promega
Biomarker-specific mRNA amplifiability
Presence of EML4-ALK, CCDC6-RET, SLC34A2-ROS1, TPM3-NTRK1 and ETV6-NTRK3 RNA fusion transcripts confirmed by endpoint RT-PCR
TATA-binding protein (TBP) mRNA amplifiability control
RNA expression confirmed by endpoint RT-PCR
Qubit RNA HS kit from ThermoFisher as per the manufacturer’s instructions
Protocols & Documents

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Certificate of Analysis

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