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Frequently asked questions

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Why does the reference dye come in a separate tube from the PrimeTime Gene Expression Master Mix?

We provide a separate tube of reference dye so that you may use the PrimeTime™ Gene Expression Master Mix on reference dye-dependent or dye-independent instruments.

Also, the separate tube of reference dye provides a way to add a high or low dye concentration to the master mix, depending on the requirements of your instrument.


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