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Instant DNA Test Can Detect Pathogens in Minutes

Instant DNA Test Can Detect Pathogens in Minutes

Material helps DNA replicate faster for bacteria and virus identification.

Instant DNA Test Can Detect Pathogens in Minutes

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 11:00

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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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