Exploring PCR – A colorful infographic on the Polymerase Chain Reaction

Here at Thermo Fisher Scientific we love PCR! Check out this awesome infographic we made for you to explore all the cool things about PCR. Learn how to calculate the fidelity of your high-fidelity polymerase, or figure out the origin of reverse transcriptases used in RT-PCR.

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PCR Infographic


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