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Forward primers are short sequences of bases that are complimentary to a section at the start of the [[DNA|DNA]] strand. These primers can be used during [[PCR|PCR]], annealing to the start of the target DNA sequence to be copied and allowing the [[Enzyme|enzyme]] [[DNA polymerase|DNA polymerase]] to bind and start replication.<ref>Hartl, D. and Ruvolo, M. (2012). Genetics. Burlington, MA: Jones &amp;amp; Bartlett Learning. p59</ref><br>
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Forward primers are short sequences of bases that are complimentary to a section at the start of the [[DNA|DNA]] strand. These primers can be used during [[PCR|PCR]], annealing to the start of the target DNA sequence to be copied and allowing the [[Enzyme|enzyme]] [[DNA polymerase|DNA polymerase]] to bind and start replication.<ref>Hartl, D. and Ruvolo, M. (2012). Genetics. Burlington, MA: Jones &amp;amp;amp; Bartlett Learning. p59</ref><br>  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:19, 26 November 2014

Forward primers are short sequences of bases that are complimentary to a section at the start of the DNA strand. These primers can be used during PCR, annealing to the start of the target DNA sequence to be copied and allowing the enzyme DNA polymerase to bind and start replication.[1]

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  1. Hartl, D. and Ruvolo, M. (2012). Genetics. Burlington, MA: Jones &amp;amp; Bartlett Learning. p59
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