Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications

Edited by Ali Samadikuchaksaraei

Iran University of Medical Sciences

Do you want to know the details that should be taken into consideration in order to have accurate conventional and real-time PCR results? If so, this book is for you. Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical Applications is a collection of chapters for both novice and experienced scientists and technologists aiming to address obtaining an optimized real-time PCR result, simultaneous processing of a large number of samples and assays, performing PCR and RT-PCR on cell lysate without extraction of DNA or RNA, detecting false-positive PCR results, detecting organisms in viral and microbial diseases and hospital environment, following safety assessments of food products, and using PCR for introduction of mutations. This is a must-have book for any PCR laboratory.

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Polymerase Chain Reaction for Biomedical ApplicationsEdited by Ali Samadikuchaksaraei

Published: December 14th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/62968

ISBN: 978-953-51-2796-3

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2795-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4133-4

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

21087 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

43 Dimensions Citations


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1. Guidelines for Successful Quantitative Gene Expression in Real- Time qPCR Assays

By Antônio José Rocha, Rafael de Souza Miranda, Antônio Juscelino Sudário Sousa and André Luis Coelho da Silva


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2. High-Throughput Platforms in Real-Time PCR and Applications

By Alexandre Lamas, Carlos Manuel Franco, Patricia Regal, José Manuel Miranda, Beatriz Vázquez and Alberto Cepeda


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3. Hot Cell-Direct PCR Aimed at Specific Cell Detection

By Izumi Kubo, Yuko H. Itoh and Shunsuke Furutani


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4. Regulatory Concern of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Carryover Contamination

By Yuan Hu


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5. Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Early Diagnosis of Viral Infection

By Hiroko Tsunemine, Yuriko Yoshioka, Miho Nagao, Yasuhiro Tomaru, Toshiharu Saitoh, Souichi Adachi, Norio Shimizu and Takayuki Takahashi


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6. The Advantages of Using Multiplex PCR for the Simultaneous Detection of Six Sexually Transmitted Diseases

By Mihaela L. Vică, Horea V. Matei and Costel V. Siserman


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7. A Real-Time PCR-Based Diagnostic Test for Organisms in Respiratory Tract Infection

By Takashi Hirama


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8. PCR Technique for the Microbial Analysis of Inanimate Hospital Environment

By Urška Rozman and Sonja Šostar Turk


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9. PCR: A Powerful Method in Food Safety Field

By Oana-Maria Boldura and Sorina Popescu


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10. Site‐Directed Mutagenesis by Polymerase Chain Reaction

By Fabiola Castorena‐Torres, Katia Peñuelas‐Urquides and Mario Bermúdez de León


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