TITLE

Ghosts in the machines

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Philip
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
New Scientist;08/15/98, Vol. 159 Issue 2147, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as one of the most widely used genetic techniques. How PCR amplifies a few DNA molecules to make millions of copies that researchers can sequence; How PCR works; The problem of samples or reagents used in PCR becoming contaminated; How this can alter DNA test results; Examples of some instances of DNA contamination.
ACCESSION #
972061

 

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