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Old 08-18-2010, 08:34 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by tplsmith View Post
There is clearly a reagent problem with emPCR reagents of late. Even libraries that we have previously run do not perform well using recent lots of SV emPCR reagents. This is less true of LV emPCR but it has also been somewhat problem. I understand from our Roche rep that they are undertaking a "reformulation" of the SV kits right now and have already done so for the LV emPCR kits, that is supposed to reduce the inter-kit variability in success.

On another thread I have seen reports that the problem is even worse for Lib-A kits than Lib-L.
Do you mean the emPCR kit with the new emulsion Oil? I run two emPCR, and 3 out of 4 cups have problem.
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