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polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

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Definition

polymerase chain reaction (PCR) noun

A laboratory procedure that provides the conditions for rapid replication of a specific DNA segment, resulting in a very high number of copies of that segment. PCR makes a DNA segment easier to analyze for genetic research, forensics, the diagnosis of diseases, or other applications[1].

Español

Reacción en cadena de la polimerasa[2]

Français

Réaction en chaîne de la polymérase (PCR)[1]

中文

聚合酶链反应[2]

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus. (2019, March 21). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://aims.fao.org/vest-registry/vocabularies/agrovoc (CC BY 3.0 IGO)