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POST DATE: 8/27/2013
CLOSING DATE: 9/10/2013

Purchasing Agent:
Barbara Wilson/NIH/NEI

31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bldg. 31, Room 6A-52
Bethesda, MD 20892
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Building 10/10N228 — NEI eye Gene
Purchase: Power Plex S5 System Pro 400 Reaction STR Marker Analysis Kit —
Quantity 4 — #DC6950

The Power Plex® S5 Pro STR marker analysis kit is used for the eye GENE® protocol as a quality assurance exercise. Using this kit, four short tandem repeats (STR markers) are compared between purified patient blood and patient DNA in order to ensure that the DNA extracted belongs to the patient whose blood was received.

Additionally, this specific kit is necessary to the project because it has been clinically validated in the eye GENE® laboratory. If another brand of kit were purchased, the new kit would have to be validated before use, which would be an inefficient use of time and money. Additionally, having results that are not standardized would be detrimental to the project as a whole.

Last Updated: August 2013