cDNA Synthesis Selection Chart

NEB offers several reagents for cDNA Synthesis for use in applications including qPCR and qRT-PCR. For your convenience, reagents are available as kits or standalone products, depending on your needs.

cDNA SYNTHESIS NEB # FEATURES SIZE
KIT
ProtoScript® II First Strand cDNA Synthesis Kit E6560S
E6560L
  • Generates cDNA at least 10 kb in length
  • Contains ProtoScript II Reverse Transcriptase, an enzyme with increased thermostability and reduced RNase H activity
  • Convenient 2-tube kit includes dNTPs, Oligo-dT primer and Random Primer Mix
30 reactions
150 reactions
ProtoScript® First Strand cDNA Synthesis Kit E6300S
E6300L
  • Generates cDNA at least 5 kb in length
  • Contains M-MuLV Reverse Transcriptase
  • Convenient 2-tube kit includes dNTPs, Oligo-dT primer and Random Primer Mix
30 reactions
150 reactions
STANDALONE REAGENT
ProtoScript® II Reverse Transcriptase
An alternative to SuperScript® II
M0368S
M0368L
M0368X
  • RNase H- mutant of M-MuLV Reverse Transcriptase with increased thermostability and reduced RNase H activity
  • Increased reaction temperatures (42-48°C)
4,000 units
10,000 units
40,000 units
M-MuLV Reverse Transcriptase M0253S
M0253L
  • Robust reverse transcriptase for a variety of templates
  • Standard reaction temperatures (37-42°C)
10,000 units
50,000 units
AMV Reverse Transcriptase M0277S
M0277L
M0277T
  • Robust reverse transcriptase for a broad temperature range (37-52°C)
  • Can be used for templates requiring higher reaction temperatures
200 units
1,000 units
500 units
WarmStart RTx Reverse Transcriptase M0380S
M0380L
  • Permits room temperature reaction set-up
  • Increased reaction temperatures (50–65°C)
  • Optimized for RT-LAMP isothermal detection
50 reactions
250 reactions

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