Molecular Genetics - Techniques in Molecular Genetics

Techniques in Molecular Genetics

There are three general techniques used for molecular genetics: amplification, separation and detection, and expression. Specifically used for amplification is polymerase chain reaction, which is an “indispensable tool in a great variety of applications”. In the separation and detection technique DNA and mRNA are isolated from their cells. Gene expression in cells or organisms is done in a place or time that is not normal for that specific gene.

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