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amplification

[‚am·plə·fə′kā·shən]
(genetics)
Treatment with an antibiotic or other agent to increase the relative proportion of plasmid to bacterial deoxyribonucleic acid.
Bulk replication of a gene library.
(science and technology)
The production of an output of greater magnitude than the input.
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Minimizing the time required for DNA amplification by efficient heat transfer to small samples.
Thus, the direct PCR approach reported here is a new alternative for DNA amplification from FAW samples.
Through the acquisition, Sygnis will shift its focus to the development and marketing of X-Pol's DNA amplification technologies and products.
We have developed a simple and sensitive DNA sensor utilizing DNA amplification (autonomous DNA machine) and gold nanoparticles (AuNPs).
Dr Rhodes concluded, "We envision our work motivating a DNA amplification-guided clinical trial that would test advanced cancer patients for DNA amplification of all relevant targets and then partition patients into treatment arms based on their particular amplification.
According to the research team, led by Boston University Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Amit Meller, the method could eliminate the expensive, time-consuming and error-prone step of DNA amplification.
Store the samples in the freezer or on ice if continuing with the DNA amplification.
1991) were employed, as were those involving DNAzol (Gibco BRL, Gaithersburg, MD, USA), the rapid genomic blood DNA amplification kit (Pharmacia Biotech, Piscataway, NJ, USA), Chelex-100 (Bio-Rad, Hercules, CA, USA), and the QIAamp DNA Mini Kit (QIAgen, Valencia, CA, USA) (Alves et al.
A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) enzyme, PrimeSTAR Max DNA Polymerase has increased DNA amplification efficiency.
Finally, DNA amplification by PCR from skin biopsy tissue, serum samples, or in ticks allowed confirmation of the diagnosis in only 50% of the cases, which suggests that other rickettsial species may be responsible for TIBOLA.
Scientists have used their understanding of yeast genetics to adapt a DNA amplification and sequencing method for rapid yeast identification.