Bio-Rad this week launched its Precision Blue real-time PCR dye.

Designed to make it easier for researchers to set up qPCR experiments, the blue dye improves the visibility of qPCR reaction mixtures, enabling loading of small-volume reactions with greater speed, accuracy, and precision, Bio-Rad said.

Applications such as SNP genotyping and high-throughput gene expression analysis using 384-well plates will particularly benefit from use of this dye, the company noted.

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