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DNA Primers

Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): D13.695.578.424.450.275, D27.720.470.530.600.223.600

MeSH Unique ID: D017931

Entry Terms:

  • Primers, DNA
  • Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Primers
  • Primers, Oligodeoxyribonucleotide
  • Oligonucleotide Primers
  • Primers, Oligonucleotide

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