The Thermo Scientific Direct PCR approach delivers unprecedented convenience for DNA amplification by allowing PCR directly from unpurified samples. Significant savings in time and cost can be achieved in applications such as plant and animal genotyping. Learn more about the Direct PCR method.

Customer Testimonial

“Cleanest genotyping results I’ve ever had, in the shortest time, with the least amount of work.”
—Research Assistant, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK

Direct PCR kits & master mixes

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The best Direct PCR results are obtained by using a very small amount of sample as starting material. The Tissue Puncher 0.3 mm is a convenient tool for cutting small punch discs from materials such as animal tissue, plant leaves or Whatman cards for Direct PCR protocols.

Learn more about the Direct PCR Tissue Puncher

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Perform PCR directly on an unpurified sample in under 30 min

 


How To perform the Direct vs Dilution PCR protocols