"Ligase Chain Reaction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A DNA amplification technique based upon the ligation of OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES. The probes are designed to exactly match two adjacent sequences of a specific target DNA. The chain reaction is repeated in three steps in the presence of excess probe: (1) heat denaturation of double-stranded DNA, (2) annealing of probes to target DNA, and (3) joining of the probes by thermostable DNA ligase. After the reaction is repeated for 20-30 cycles the production of ligated probe is measured.
|Ligase Chain Reaction
- Ligase Chain Reaction
- Chain Reaction, Ligase
- Chain Reactions, Ligase
- Ligase Chain Reactions
- Reaction, Ligase Chain
- Reactions, Ligase Chain
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