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For what applications is it OK to use standard desalted oligos?

Standard desalted oligos can be used in routine PCR, qPCR, and DNA sequencing applications. Through improvements to the traditional tert-butyldimethylsilyl (tBDMS) chemistry and advances in instrumentation, IDT has achieved the highest coupling efficiency in the industry allowing standard desalt oligos to perform extremely well for these applications.