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The recent emergence of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) has led to a need for rapid and reliable detection. Takara Bio offers solutions to support researchers and clinicians studying this novel coronavirus, such as viral RNA purification kits, NGS kits, and RT-qPCR kits that can be used with established primers for sensitive detection of SARS-CoV-2 down to five viral copies 


Learn more about the kits below to see how you can accelerate your COVID-19 research





One Step PrimeScript RT-PCR Kit (Perfect Real Time)


One Step PrimeScript III RT-PCR


PrimeDirect Probe RT-qPCR Mix


One-step, real-time RT-PCR on purified RNA samples. Amplified products monitored in real time without need for gel electrophoresis after PCR. Validated on COVID-19 screening.




One-step RT-PCR on crude RNA extracts. Highly resistant to PCR nhibitors, e.g. heparin. Suitable for complex RNA templates.



One-step RT-PCR directly on biological samples, no RNA purification required. Perform one-step RT-PCR detection directly from whole blood, mouth and nasal swabs, and saliva samples.



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