PCR Expansion

PCR Primers (PRM) and PCR Adapters (PCA)

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This kit contains PCR Primers and PCR Adapters and is compatible for use with the Ligation Sequencing Kits.

The PCR Expansion features

Associated protocolsLigation sequencing gDNA V14 - low input by PCR (SQK-LSK114 with EXP-PCA001)
Pack size24 reactions
StabilityShipped at 2–8°C

Long-term storage -20°C

Oxford Nanopore Technologies deem the useful life of the product to be 3 months from receipt by the customer

Shipping and logistics

Flow cells and kits are shipped together in an environmentally friendly temperature-controlled shipping box.

Products are shipped to customers within the USA and EU Monday to Thursday. Shipments to Canada, Norway, Korea and Japan are expedited Monday to Wednesday; with Australia and New Zealand leaving our warehouses on a Friday. Shipments to the rest of the world are made on Mondays to allow the full working week for packages to arrive.

The delivery charges are calculated when a quote is raised or during checkout. Once an order is made, the delivery ID and delivery information can be tracked in the Store.

What's in the box

The PCR Expansion Kit contains the PCR Primers (PRM) and PCR Adapters (PCA), sufficient for at least 24 reactions.

PCR expansion pack 1

NameAcronymCap colourNo. of vialsFill volume per vial (μl)
PCR PrimersPRMWhite420
PCR AdaptersPCABlue4140


The PCR Top-up Kit can be used together with:


  • Ligation Sequencing Kit V14 (SQK-LSK114)
  • Flow Cell Wash Kit (EXP-WSH004)
  • Ligation Sequencing Kit (SQK-LSK110)
  • Ligation Sequencing Kit (SQK-LSK109)

Flow cells

  • FLO-MIN106D
  • FLO-MIN114
  • FLO-PRO002
  • FLO-PRO114M


  • MinION Mk1B
  • MinION Mk1C
  • GridION
  • PromethION