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What exactly a polymerase chain reaction is or a "pcr test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Nucleic acid testing

Pcr allows enormous expansion of a chosen, limited segment of dna and facilitate testing of nucelic acid abnormalties.
Pcr by itself is not a test. The specificity of the test is detemined by the composition of the probes used to analyse the nucelic acids.

In brief: Nucleic acid testing

Pcr allows enormous expansion of a chosen, limited segment of dna and facilitate testing of nucelic acid abnormalties.
Pcr by itself is not a test. The specificity of the test is detemined by the composition of the probes used to analyse the nucelic acids.
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