Quantabio Qscript lyo 1-step
Quantabio has launched its Qscript lyo 1-step, a lyophilized single-reaction reagent for highly sensitive and reproducible RT-qPCR RNA applications. The firm said that the freeze-dried master mix can be shipped and stored at ambient temperature, which removes the need for cold chain, cuts the carbon footprint, reduces overall costs. Users can store the master mix up to nine months at ambient temperature, or two years at 4 degrees Celsius from the manufacture date. According to the firm, Qscript allows researchers to routinely detect down to 0.5 picograms of RNA. The kit contains a hot-start thermostable polymerase, a genetically engineered reverse transcriptase, as well as other components that the firm said will ensure higher performance detection while multiplexing up to five targets with maximum sensitivity and specificity. The reagent offers high-performance across a range of inputs from 0.5-500 picograms.