Preparation of Nucleic Acids for Archival Material

  • Darryl Shibata

Abstract

The PCR, with its ability to amplify short fragments of nucleic acids, has greatly extended the types of specimens available for molecular genetic analysis. Specimens can be categorized into essentially three different classes based on the length of time since collection and analysis—fresh, archival, and ancient.

Keywords

Formalin Hepatitis Benzene Boiling Paraffin 

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