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PCR

abbr.
polymerase chain reaction

PCR

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) polymerase chain reaction: a technique for rapidly producing many copies of a fragment of DNA for diagnostic or research purposes

pol′ymerase chain′ reac`tion



n.
the laboratory production of numerous copies of a gene by separating the two strands of the DNA containing the gene segment, marking its location with a primer, and using a DNA polymerase to assemble a copy alongside each segment and continuously copy the copies. Abbr.: PCR
Translations

PCR

abbr polymerase chain reaction. V. reaction.
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The introduction of real-time PCR, which combined the use of fluorescently tagged probes with the utilization of PCR thermocyclers with fluorescent detectors, was another significant technological improvement.
According to the company, MyTaq Plant-PCR Kit offers fast, highly-specific, direct PCR from a wide range of plant leaf samples.
m] of the DNA duplexes to match denaturation temperatures that a PCR machine can achieve.
Twelve Toyota Innova cars, customised as PCR vans, were rolled out on the streets of Delhi after Deepak Mishra, special CP, law and order, flagged off the vehicles on Sunday.
Key words: Dendroctonus valens, identification, nested PCR.
The high quality PCR plates arc compatible with the majority of %- and 384-well block PCR and sequencing instruments, including FAST sequencers.
There are several challenges to making bottles with recycled PET, and they increase with the percentage of PCR used.
However, during the final PCR cycles when the concentration of primers is low, heteroduplexes (HDs) can form.
Methods: The PCR based RFLP and the multiplex nested PCR were applied on standard strain of HCMV AD169, 4 clinical HCMV isolates and 70 clinical specimens positive for HCMV by pp65 antigenaemia assay or nested PCR for mtr II region or both.
The second eDNA library was amplified by PCR with specially designed primer sets in which 6 nucleotides composed of CC (HaeIII-digested sequence) and 4 variable nucleotides were added to the 3' end of the adaptor sequence (Figure 2).