Glossary Term: Primer Pair

A primer is a short, single-stranded DNA sequence used in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique. In the PCR method, a pair of primers is used to hybridize with the sample DNA and define the region of the DNA that will be amplified.

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Created: 2019-06-28 11:37:17 MST (-0700)
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