In 2013, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) turned 30. To celebrate these, here’s a roundup of articles celebrating PCR on the web and from our archive.
Explore 30 Captivating Facts Celebrating an Important Biotech Breakthrough, and learn about different kinds of PCR.
Find out more about specific applications for PCR:
- Single cell analysis
- Gene expression analysis
- Mutation analysis
- Tracking migration
- Genetic and genomic engineering
Understand important PCR techniques:
And finally, join Alto Marketing in saying Happy Birthday PCR, and remember that the 30th anniversary wasn’t the only PCR milestone in 2013 – this year, BJS Technologies launched xxpress, the fastest qPCR thermal cycler in the world.
Suzanne Elvidge is a freelance science, biopharma, business and health writer with more than 20 years of experience. She has written for a range of online and print publications including FierceBiomarkers, FierceDrugDelivery, European Life Science, the Journal of Life Sciences (now the Burrill Report), In Vivo, Life Science Leader, Nature Biotechnology, New Scientist, PR Week and Start-Up. She specialises in writing on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, science, lifestyle and green living, but can write on any topic given enough tea and chocolate biscuits. She lives just beyond the neck end of nowhere in the Peak District with her second-hand bookseller husband and two second-hand cats.