Reverse transcriptases, first strand cDNA synthesis kits and optimized kits for both RT-PCR and RT-qPCR.

Most popular reverse transcription products

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Maxima Reverse Transcriptase
An advanced enzyme developed through in vitro evolution of M-MuLV RT.

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RevertAid First Strand cDNA Synthesis Kit
A complete system for efficient synthesis of first strand cDNA from RNA templates.

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Verso 1-Step RT-PCR Kits
A highly processive reverse transcriptase enzyme stable up to 57°C with kits including regular or hot start Taq.

Featured Thermo Scientific reverse transcription product categories

Reverse Transcriptases

A range of reverse transcriptase (RT) enzymes, optimized to generate cDNA including RevertAid RT (a genetically modified M-MuLV) and Maxima RT (developed through in vitro evolution of M-MuLV).

cDNA Synthesis Kits

Convient kits for efficient and reproducible first strand cDNA synthesis including either RevertAid or Maxima Reverse Transcriptases (RT).


A complete set of RT-PCR reagents with a highly processive reverse transcriptase enzyme that is stable up to 57°C. Available with regular or hot start Taq.

RT-qPCR Kits

Kits developed to quantify RNA in a one step assay. Kits for both SYBR Green and probe chemistry are available offering a simple way to perform rapid, sensitive and reproducible RT-qPCR in a single tube.


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