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Frequently asked questions

Our Scientific Applications Support team has assembled a list of frequently asked questions to help you find answers quickly. Filter using one or more categories to focus on specific topics, or use the search bar to perform a text search.

Are IDT oligos DNase- and RNase-free?

All of the custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotides that IDT offers are synthesized chemically, not enzymatically. As a result, there should not be DNase or RNase present in our samples. It is worth noting that there are abundant nucleases present in most environments, so good laboratory practice is very important to minimize potential exposure.

Custom DNA & RNA

*RUO—For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, IDT does not intend for these products to be used in clinical applications and does not warrant their fitness or suitability for any clinical diagnostic use. Purchaser is solely responsible for all decisions regarding the use of these products and any associated regulatory or legal obligations.