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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.

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.