Frequently asked questions

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What modification can I use in place of VIC?

VIC® is a proprietary modification owned by Applied Biosystsems (Life Technologies), and is not available through IDT. We recommend substituting HEX™, MAX™, or JOE. However, be sure that your fluorescent detection instrument is calibrated for the dye you choose or is capable of detecting the dye once calibrated.

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