Primer dimer-really serious?

Linan Chen lichen at
Tue Oct 2 18:16:54 EST 2001


Sounds very stupid. It is the common sense to avoid forming dimer when
design PCR primers. But is it really serious that two primers for pcr form
dimer? I doubt it because the high temp in the PCR cycle will sure destroy
the dimer. Am I right?


Chen, Linan

University of Chicago


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