Linear PCR

Chromosome Terror abrdlher at reading.ac.uk
Wed Dec 11 12:39:40 EST 1996


On Tue, 10 Dec 1996, Ed Wang wrote:

> Can anybody think of a reason that a PCR reaction would be linear rather
> than exponential (other than only one primer is present)?
> 
> Thanks in advance...
> Ed Wang

Well, I haven't got much experience, but I would guess it'll be linear
after the number of molecules amplified equals the number of primers.

McNach





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