The 8 hemo samples were pooled and the 4 gonad/d.g. samples were pooled. RNA was isolated. The homo sample was resuspended in 100uL of 0.1%DEPC-H2O and the gonad/d.g. sample was resuspended in 50uL 0.1%DEPC-H2O. RNA was precipitated O/N @ -20C according to Ambion PolyA Purist protocol in preparation for mRNA isolation.