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mericon Apricot Kernels Kit

For real-time PCR detection of apricot kernels in food or animal feed

  • Highly sensitive and specific authentication of ingredients
  • Streamlined protocol
  • Dedicated mericon DNA isolation kit available
  • PCR run time of 82 minutes on the QIAGEN Rotor-Gene Q
  • Full license for PCR without additional costs
The mericon Apricot Kernels Kit is designed for the target-specific detection of apricot kernels in food and animal feed ingredients and pharmaceutical products. The assay uses a real-time PCR-based protocol and forms part of the comprehensive QIAGEN food testing portfolio, which also features dedicated sample preparation kits, and assays for pathogen and GMO DNA detection. The mericon Apricot Kernels Kit performs optimally on the Rotor-Gene Q, but has also been validated for block thermal cyclers.


Quantitative/qualitative Qualitative
Recommended sample prep DNeasy mericon Food Kit or DNeasy Plant Kits
Sample type Food
Thermal cycler Rotor-Gene Q and other cyclers
What detected DNA from apricot kernels

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