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Qiagen: Apr 15, 2005


Qiagen has recently introduced the FastLane Cell cDNA kit.

According to the company, the kit allows for the preparation of cDNA without RNA purification for use in RT-PCR. "The kit is ideal for experiments which require a snapshot of individual transcript levels, such as validation of siRNA-mediated gene knockdown," Qiagen said.

Additional details about the kit can be found at

Qiagen has also recently launched the QuantiTect reverse transcription kit.

This kit provides a procedure for efficient reverse transcription and effective genomic DNA removal, the company said. The kit is dedicated for use in real-time, two-step RT-PCR, and provides high cDNA yields for sensitive quantification of even low-abundance transcripts.

Details about this kit can be found at

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