The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR System for Human Identification with tower computer is the latest addition to our human identification (HID) real-time PCR family of products. This instrument is designed for both new and experienced users who need a simple, reliable, and affordable real-time PCR system that doesn’t require compromise on performance or quality. When used with our latest advances in quantification chemistry and HID Real-Time PCR Analysis Software, this system offers a sensitive, robust solution for forensic DNA quantification. It also helps prepare laboratories for future quantification technologies. With maximum dye versatility, this HID solution offers accurate, trusted results in a small benchtop footprint.
Features of the QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR System for Human Identification:
Streamlined • Smaller foot print: 27 W x 50 D x 40 H cm, designed to maximize horizontal and vertical bench space • Front-facing fully motorized block
Interactive • Touch screen interface enables viewing of amplification plots • Easy and intuitive interface
Reliable • Bright light LED median lifetime greater than 5 years • Less frequent maintenance • 10 GB on-board memory for storage of 2,000–5,000 runs • HID-validated system • 0.2 mL standard 96-well format
Innovative • Multiplexing capability for up to six dyes, enabling future quantification technology • Precise temperature control with Peltier-controlled blocks (known as VeriFlex zones) • USB interface
Real-Time PCR applications Real-time PCR is a flexible technique that can be used for multiple forensic applications: • Forensic database --Laboratories without direct amplification workflows • Forensic casework --Confirmatory screening of male DNA --Sexual assault sample workflow --Quality and quantity sample assessment