Polymerase Chain Reaction
Author: Rodney E. Shackelford, D.O., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 September 2012, last major update July 2010
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● Initial PCR protocols were very useful for amplifying often vanishingly small copies of a specific DNA sequence in complex DNA mixtures, such as fragmented genomic DNA
● Many variations of standard PCR are now commonly used to answer specific molecular diagnostic and research questions
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