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How will my Custom NGS Adapters be delivered?

Custom NGS Adapters are provided as either single or duplexed oligos in tubes or plates, depending on the type of adapter selected.

Adapter Format Solution
  • Nextera™–Compatible Indexing Primers
  • TruSeq™–Compatible Primers (use with TruSeq™–Compatible Stubby Adapters)
Oligo mixes IDTE (1X TE), pH 8.0 (IDT)
  • TruSeq™–Compatible Full-length Adapters
  • TruSeq™–Compatible Stubby Adapters (use with TruSeq™–Compatible Primers)
Duplexed oligos Nuclease-free Duplex Buffer (30 mM HEPES, pH 7.5; 100 mM potassium acetate; IDT)

The amount provided is based on the selection of mass (2, 8, or 24 nmol) or reaction number (16 or 96 reactions; where 1 reaction = 0.025 nmol for Nextera™–Compatible Indexing Primers; 1 reaction = 0.50 nmol for TruSeq™–Compatible Primers; and 1 reaction = 0.075 nmol for TruSeq™–Compatible Full-length or Stubby Adapters).

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*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.