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Instant DNA Test Can Detect Pathogens in Minutes

Wed, 2012-06-06 22:02 -- bstein

Material helps DNA replicate faster for bacteria and virus identification.
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Jun 7 2012 - 7:00am
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1. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) – a technique that takes a piece of DNA and makes multiple copies of it.
2. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) – a molecule that contains the genetic instructions of living cells.
3. Strain –the variations of genes in a bacterium or virus.

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