'harmless' PCR test

J. Hendriks hendrikb at worldonline.nl
Sat Dec 5 03:34:51 EST 1998

John F Mackay wrote:<01BE1D39.BAE713C0.MackayJF at bmnz.co.nz>...
>Hi all,
>I am looking for a 'fun' (for want of a better word) PCR test to introduce
>people to molecular diagnostics. I checked out a physical performance gene
>(in Nature earlier this year) but checking the references, it looks like a
>particular genotype from this particular assay is a cardiac risk marker!
>Scratch that one.
>I would be grateful if anyone could suggest a harmless candidate gene and
>the appropriate reference for primer sequences.....
How about a householdgene like beta-2 microglobin. It works all the time and
is easy to perform.
Good luck
Brenda Hendriks

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