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Polymerase Chain Reaction

Edited by Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez

Universidad de La Salle, Costa Rica

This book is intended to present current concepts in molecular biology with the emphasis on the application to animal, plant and human pathology, in various aspects such as etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention of diseases as well as the use of these methodologies in understanding the pathophysiology of various diseases that affect living beings.

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Polymerase Chain ReactionEdited by Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez

Published: May 30th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2204

ISBN: 978-953-51-0612-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5300-9

Copyright year: 2012

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128173 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

50 Web of Science Citations

55 Dimensions Citations


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1. Application of PCR in Diagnosis of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus (PPRV)

By Muhammad Abubakar, Farida Mehmood, Aeman Jeelani and Muhammad Javed Arshed


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2. Application of PCR-Based Methods to Dairy Products and to Non-Dairy Probiotic Products

By Christophe Monnet and Bojana Bogovic Matijasic


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3. Role of Polymerase Chain Reaction in Forensic Entomology

By Tock Hing Chua and Y. V. Chong


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4. PCR for Screening Potential Probiotic Lactobacilli for Piglets

By Maurilia Rojas-Contreras, Maria Esther Macias-Rodriguez and Jose Alfredo Guevara Franco


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5. Polymerase Chain Reaction for Phytoplasmas Detection

By Duska Delic


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6. Molecular Diagnostics of Mycoplasmas: Perspectives from the Microbiology Standpoint

By Saul Flores-Medina, Diana Mercedes Soriano-Becerril and Francisco Javier Diaz-Garcia


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7. BRAF V600E Mutation Detection Using High Resolution Probe Melting Analysis

By Jennifer E. Hardingham, Ann Chua, Joseph W. Wrin, Aravind Shivasami, Irene Kanter, Niall C. Tebbutt and Timothy J. Price


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8. Polymerase Chain Reaction: Types, Utilities and Limitations

By Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez and Arlen Gomez Ramirez


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9. The Application of PCR-Based Methods in Food Control Agencies – A Review

By Azuka Iwobi, Ingrid Huber and Ulrich Busch


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10. PCR in Food Analysis

By Anja Klancnik, Minka Kovac, Natasa Toplak, Sasa Piskernik and Barbara Jersek


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11. PCR in Disease Diagnosis of WND

By Asifa Majeed, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Natasha Rehman and Suhail Razak


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12. Real-Time PCR for Gene Expression Analysis

By Akin Yilmaz, Hacer Ilke Onen, Ebru Alp and Sevda Menevse


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13. Recent Advances and Applications of Transgenic Animal Technology

By Xiangyang Miao


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14. Measuring of DNA Damage by Quantitative PCR

By Ayse Gul Mutlu


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15. Detection of Apple Chlorotic Leaf Spot Virus in Tissues of Pear Using In Situ RT-PCR and Primed In Situ Labeling

By Na Liu, Jianxin Niu and Ying Zhao


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16. Application of PCR Technologies to Humans, Animals, Plants and Pathogens from Central Africa

By Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer Odile, Migot-Nabias Florence, Born Celine, Aubouy Agnes and Nkenfou Celine


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17. Study of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis by Molecular Methods in Northeast Mexico

By H. W. Araujo-Torres, J. A. Narvaez-Zapata, M. G. Castillo-Alvarez, MS. Puga-Hernandez, J. Flores-Gracia and M. A. Reyes-Lopez


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18. Development of a Molecular Platform for GMO Detection in Food and Feed on the Basis of “Combinatory qPCR” Technology

By Sylvia Broeders, Nina Papazova, Marc Van den Bulcke and Nancy Roosens


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19. Overview of Real-Time PCR Principles

By Morteza Seifi, Asghar Ghasemi, Siamak Heidarzadeh, Mahmood Khosravi, Atefeh Namipashaki, Vahid Mehri Soofiany, Ali Alizadeh Khosroshahi and Nasim Danaei


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20. PCR Advances Towards the Identification of Individual and Mixed Populations of Biotechnology Microbes

By P. S. Shwed


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21. Lack of Evidence for Contribution of eNOS, ACE and AT1R Gene Polymorphisms with Development of Ischemic Stroke in Turkish Subjects in Trakya Region

By Tammam Sipahi


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22. Analysis of Genomic Instability and Tumor-Specific Genetic Alterations by Arbitrarily Primed PCR

By Nikola Tanic, Jasna Bankovic and Nasta Tanic


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23. Analysis of Alternatively Spliced Domains in Multimodular Gene Products - The Extracellular Matrix Glycoprotein Tenascin C

By Ursula Theocharidis and Andreas Faissner


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24. Submicroscopic Human Parasitic Infections

By Fousseyni S. Toure Ndouo


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25. Identification of Genetic Markers Using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in Graves' Hyperthyroidism

By P. Veeramuthumari and W. Isabel


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26. Detection of Bacterial Pathogens in River Water Using Multiplex-PCR

By C. N. Wose Kinge, M. Mbewe and N. P. Sithebe


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27. PCR-RFLP and Real-Time PCR Techniques in Molecular Cancer Investigations

By Uzay Gormus, Nur Selvi and Ilhan Yaylim-Eraltan


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