Fast qPCR assay optimization and validation techniques for HTS

Here’s a a great powerpoint presentation by Frank Bizouarn, International Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories, on how to perform fast qPCR for high throughput screening.

The presentation goes through the intricacies of primer design, ideal amplicon characteristics, troubleshooting with a thermal gradient, how reagents can impact your experiment, primer titration, assay sensitivity, standard curves, the affect of PCR inhibitors, how scale affects reproducibility, throughput and speed.

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