Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is a technique used for the amplification and identification of DNA or RNA.  
 
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is a technique used for the amplification and identification of DNA or RNA.  
  
The technique was developed by Kary Mulis in 1983 for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993.
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The technique was developed by Kary Mulis in 1983 for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993.  
  
PCR uses Gel to separate pieces of DNA dependant on their size.<ref>http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1993/mullis-lecture.html</ref>  
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PCR can be done using water baths at varying temperatures.<ref>http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1993/mullis-lecture.html</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 11:12, 1 November 2010

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is a technique used for the amplification and identification of DNA or RNA.

The technique was developed by Kary Mulis in 1983 for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993.

PCR can be done using water baths at varying temperatures.[1]

  1. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1993/mullis-lecture.html
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