Frequently asked questions

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What dyes should I select for my qPCR assay?

Most importantly, select dyes that are compatible with your machine. FAM is generally compatible with all machines, but if you would like more specific suggestions, contact us, and we can make a recommendation based on the machine you are using.

IDT also offers a free PrimeTime qPCR application guide that contains additional information on available dyes, and instrument compatibility.