TITLE

ligase chain reaction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1244
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ligase chain reaction" is presented. Ligase chain reaction is a technique for amplifying the quantity of specific sequences of nucleic acid in a specimen. In clinical practice, ligase chain reactions are used primarily in urinary assays to detect genital infections with chlamydia or gonorrhea. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234172

 

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