TITLE

Pitfalls encountered while investigating genetic elements by PCR

AUTHOR(S)
Palmieri, Claudio; Brenciani, Andrea; Mingoia, Marina; Giovanetti, Eleonora; Facinelli, Bruna; Varaldo, Pietro E.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Mobile Genetic Elements (2159-2543);May/Jun2013, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the difficulties that are encountered while investigating genetic elements by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). According to them, the use of PCR-based techniques to study new genetic elements (GEs) requires careful consideration of the possible different PCR targets associated with different subpopulations in order to avoid incorrect or incomplete interpretations.
ACCESSION #
89581058

 

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