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Primers

Primers: Syntheic nucleotide strands inserted for pairing with parent template of DNA; usually it is installed at the opposite ends of the strand, and zipped back together by dna polymerase. The primary use for primers is building recombintant dna. Genetic Engineers use primers to combine different organisms dna and introduce alternate forms. Primer is one of main insert in polymerase chain reaction, which speed up replication process.


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