Master mixes for research, biopharmaceutical, and clinical applications—TaqMan, TaqPath, and SYBR Green
Applied Biosystems offers optimized real-time PCR master mixes, reagents, and kits for use cases from basic research to biopharmaceutical and clinical testing. To help ensure optimal results, our application-specific master mixes are specifically formulated for peak performance.
For gene expression analysis and virus detection, Applied Biosystems master mixes are available with both TaqMan and SYBR chemistries. For applications that require peak lot-to-lot performance consistency and product traceability, Applied Biosystems TaqPath master mixes are manufactured in an ISO 13485-certified and FDA-registered facility that adheres to the principles of current good manufacturing practices (cGMP). TaqPath master mixes are also available for genotyping applications, such as SNP and CNV analysis.
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Recommended qPCR master mixes by application
|Viral detection||TaqMan Fast Virus 1-Step Master Mixes|
for viral RNA targets
|Microbe & pathogen detection||TaqPath Bactopure Microbial Detection master mixes|
for microbial DNA targets
TaqPath 1-step RT-qPCR Master Mix
for viral RNA targets
|Master mix options|
SYBR Green real-Time PCR master mixes
TaqMan or TaqPath master mixes for DNA targets or 2-step RT-qPCR
TaqMan or TaqPath master mixes for 1-step RT-qPCR
DNA quantitation (pathogen detection)
miRNA & small RNAs
Copy number variation
Detection of limited samples (preamplification)
|Virus detection and quantification |
High-throughput gene expression
|Primer design required||yes||Not if using a predesigned TaqMan Assay|
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|yes||yes for 2-step RT-qPCR|
|Resources||What’s the difference between TaqMan and SYBR Green chemistry?||How do I choose between one-step and two-step?|
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With Sample-to-Answer Kits, crude sample lysates can be used directly in real-time PCR or one-step RT-PCR. No nucleic acid purification is required:
Looking for qPCR reagents for molecular diagnostic test development?
See our molecular diagnostic section
Looking for qPCR multiplexing solutions?
See our qPCR multiplex applications section
Select from our full selection of optimized Applied Biosystems™ and Invitrogen™ real-time PCR reagents to find the one that’s right for your desired application, detection chemistry, format, and running mode.
* For Research Use Only.
** General purpose reagent. For laboratory use. (Can also be used for research.)