Life Technologies offers more than 1.3 million predesigned TaqMan® Gene Expression Assays covering 23 species, including some pathogens, the most comprehensive set of real-time PCR assays available. All TaqMan® Gene Expression Assays have been designed using our validated bioinformatics pipeline, and run with the same PCR protocol, eliminating the need for primer design or PCR optimization.

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General Specifications

Pre-formulated assay (20x or 60x mix):
  • 2 unlabeled PCR primers (900 nM each final 1X reaction concentration; 150 nM final 1X reaction concentration for Primer Limited assays)
  • 1 FAM™ or VIC® dye-labeled TaqMan® MGB probe (250 nM final 1X reaction concentration)
Documentation:On compact disc:
  • Protocol for TaqMan® Gene Expression products
  • Product insert
  • Assay Information File
Printed copies of above documents
Assay Information File:Includes Sales Order Information, List of Contents (Assay ID, Part Number, Expiration Date, & Lot Number), Annotation Information (Gene Symbol, Gene Name, Entrez Gene ID, Transcript Accession & Location on Transcript) and Design Details (Context sequence, Amplicon size)
  • 2D barcode laser-etched on the bottom of each assay tube
  • 1D barcode printed on each rack of tubes

Shipping and Storage

Shipped at ambient temperature.
Store at –15ºC to –25ºC.

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