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Molecular Biology
EpiTect HRM PCR kit
Qiagen's EpiTect HRM PCR kit provides a master mix format for the detection of changes in the CpG methylation status of bisulfite converted DNA. The kit is designed to run on all real-time cyclers, including the Rotor-Gene Q, Qiagen’s real-time PCR cycler, which provides a highly specific melting curve. HRM technology enables rapid characterization of DNA samples based on their melting behavior following PCR amplification. While HRM gives researchers the ability to detect changes in the degree of methylation and compare differences gene-to-gene, some research may require a closer look at the methylated region. Qiagen’s complete workflow allows researchers to continue looking at the specific sequence of those regions through pyrosequencing.
 
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