polymerase chain reaction

polymerase chain reaction

  1. (molecular biology) A technique in molecular biology for creating multiple copies of DNA from a sample; used in genetic fingerprinting etc.
  • PCR (initialism)
  • French: réaction en chaine par polymérase
  • Italian: reazione a catena della polimerasi
  • Portuguese: reacção em cadeia da polimerase
  • Spanish: reacción en cadena de la polimerasa

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