Life Tech's 'Asynchronous' PCR Method Improves PNA Probe Efficiency, ssDNA Target Production | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Life Technologies scientists have developed a technique called asynchronous PCR and demonstrated its ability to produce transient single-stranded DNA targets for subsequent peptide nucleic acid probe or microarray applications.

The method can help increase binding efficiency and amplify signal in any DNA hybridization-based method, Caifu Chen, one of the Life Tech scientists who co-invented the method, told PCR Insider this week.

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