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mericon GMO Screen bar Kit

For real-time PCR detection of the bar gene in food or animal feed
  • Highly sensitive and specific detection of GMOs with the bar gene
  • Streamlined detection 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 GMO Screen bar Kit is designed for the target-specific detection of the bar gene in food, animal feed, 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 detection and ingredient authentication. The mericon GMO Screen bar 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 GMO DNA

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