Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Polymerase Chain Reaction

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Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez
Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez

Universidad de La Salle,
Costa Rica

Published30 May 2012

Doi10.5772/2204

ISBN978-953-51-0612-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-5300-9

Copyright year2012

Number of pages580

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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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

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

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

3,230
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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

3,036
6. Molecular Diagnostics of Mycoplasmas: Perspectives from the Microbiology Standpoint

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

3,676
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

24,350
8. Polymerase Chain Reaction: Types, Utilities and Limitations

By Patricia Hernandez-Rodriguez and Arlen Gomez Ramirez

3,416
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10. PCR in Food Analysis

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

7,162
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11. PCR in Disease Diagnosis of WND

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

2,418
12. Real-Time PCR for Gene Expression Analysis

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

6,050
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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

2,489
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

2,353
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

10,638
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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

6,111
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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

5,894

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