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Nature. 1989 May 18;339(6221):237-8.

Avoiding false positives with PCR.

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Cetus Corporation, Emeryville, California 94608.

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  • Nature 1989 Jun 8;339(6224):490.

Abstract

The exquisite sensitivity of the polymerase chain reaction means DNA contamination can ruin an entire experiment. Tidiness and adherence to a strict set of protocols can avoid disaster.

PMID:
2716852
DOI:
10.1038/339237a0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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