Simple test screens genetics disease

Anderson, Ian
October 1991
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p25
Describes the QUT process, a test that could speed up the mass screening of large numbers of people on genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia. Identification of carriers of genetic diseases; Capability of the process to identify several variants of hemophilia and other blood diseases; Use of a DNA primer to simplify and speed up the process.


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