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What is the difference between the locked nucleic acids in Affinity Plus qPCR Probes and PrimeTime LNA® qPCR Probes?

There are no structural differences between the locked nucleic acids used in Affinity Plus and PrimeTime LNA* qPCR Probes. Functional performance data can be found on the Affinity Plus qPCR Probes page. While these modified probes provide identical performance, Affinity Plus qPCR Probes provide a better value.

Learn more about Affinity Plus qPCR Probes.

*LNA is a registered trademark of Qiagen,



*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.