PCR Technology

Principles and Applications for DNA Amplification

  • Henry A. Erlich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Basic Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-5
    2. Randall K. Saiki
      Pages 7-16
    3. David H. Gelfand
      Pages 17-22
    4. Christian Oste
      Pages 23-30
  3. Research Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-43
    2. Ulf Gyllensten
      Pages 45-60
    3. Russell Higuchi
      Pages 61-70
    4. Richard M. Myers, Val C. Sheffield, David R. Cox
      Pages 71-88
    5. Ernest S. Kawasaki, Alice M. Wang
      Pages 89-97
    6. J. -S. Tung, B. L. Daugherty, L. O’Neill, S. W. Law, J. Han, G. E. Mark
      Pages 99-104
    7. Howard Ochman, James W. Ajioka, Dan Garza, Daniel L. Hartl
      Pages 105-111
    8. Thomas D. Kocher, Thomas J. White
      Pages 137-147
  4. Medical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-151
    2. Haig H. Kazazian Jr.
      Pages 153-169
    3. R. A. Gibbs, J. S. Chamberlain, C. Thomas Caskey
      Pages 171-191
    4. Cecilia H. von Beroldingen, Edward T. Blake, Russell Higuchi, George F. Sensabaugh, Henry Erlich
      Pages 209-223
    5. Johannes L. Bos
      Pages 225-233
    6. Shirley Kwok, John J. Sninsky
      Pages 235-244
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 245-246

About this book


This is an introduction to the methods and applications of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, a technology developed by Erlich's group at Cetus and Cetus, and is expected to be used in all biology laboratories worldwide within the next few years.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Henry A. Erlich
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsCetus CorporationUSA

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