DATABASE: Get Primed for PCR

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Science  30 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5684, pp. 585
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5684.585b

Researchers use reverse transcription PCR to measure amounts of mRNA in a cell and gauge gene activity. Find the right primers for a particular mouse or human gene at this new database from the National Cancer Institute. The site profiles more than 3000 primers and probes, all gleaned from published papers. Search the data by gene, by species, or by assay to find the primer's location, sequence, original reference, and other information.

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