Integrated DNA Technologies Further Optimizes ZEN™ Probes for qPCR  
12/19/2011 9:42:16 AM

CORALVILLE, IA (19th December 2011) – Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), the world leader in oligonucleotide synthesis, has expanded its ZEN™ double-quencher probe portfolio to offer a new range of quencher/dye combinations. The probes are now available with a choice of five fluorescent dyes, FAM, HEX, TET, MAX or JOE, providing additional experimental flexibility. Part of the PrimeTime® qPCR range, ZEN™ double-quenched probes generate less background while increasing experiment end point signal, significantly boosting qPCR sensitivity and precision when compared to more traditional probes. Data illustrating the power of utilizing the ZEN system can be found by downloading the latest information leaflet from the IDT website.

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Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the largest supplier of custom nucleic acids in the United States, serving academic, government, and commercial researchers in biotechnology, clinical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical development. IDT's primary business is the manufacture of custom, synthetic DNA and RNA oligonucleotides. Today, IDT synthesizes and ships an average of 36,000 custom oligos per day to more than 86,000 customers worldwide. IDT manufacturing locations include facilities in Coralville, Iowa; San Diego, Calif.; and Leuven, Belgium. For more information visit

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