Measuring Nucleic Acid Sample Quality

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Nucleic acid sample quality is critical for the success of PCR, next-generation sequencing, and other modern genomic techniques. Spectrophotometric analysis is commonly used to quantify nucleic acid concentrations, examine sample quality and identify the presence of contaminants such as phenol or guanidine. Assessing sample quality is important because contaminants from the nucleic acid extraction process can impede the success of downstream applications in several ways.

Download this eBook to learn how:

  • Sample intelligence technology can quickly and accurately determine the quantity and quality of your nucleic acid samples
  • To use advanced UV-VIS algorithms to improve specificity
  • UV-VIS can be utilized for RNA detection in DNA preparations and phenol and protein detection in nucleic acid samples