A new tool is available to select for soybean rust resistance in breeding populations, said Glen Hartman. Hartman and his team of researchers successfully used quantitative polymerase chain reaction (Q-PCR) assays to assess fungal DNA in soybean leaf tissue to quantify the level of resistance in individual plants with resistance to soybean rust. Source: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences - Discipline: Plant Biology www.labspaces.net
New research shows that polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for Borrelia burgdorferi DNA—the spirochetal bacteria transmitted by deer ticks—in joint fluid may confirm the diagnosis of Lyme arthritis, but is not a reliable indicator for active joint infection in patients whose arthritis persists after antibiotic therapy. feeds.sciencedaily.com
Researchers in Thailand have developed a novel tool to detect BCR/ABL fusion gene in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The technology involved a magneto-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - enzyme link www.nanotech-now.com
A new procedure can improve polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based methods of detecting plant disease organisms. feeds.sciencedaily.com
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