The Polymerase Chain Reaction (Nobel Lecture)

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  • Dr. Kary B. Mullis

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  • Copyright© The Nobel Foundation, 1993.—We thank the Nobel Foundation Stockholm, for permission to print this lecture.

Abstract

What did it feel like to invent the polymerase chain reaction? In his Nobel Lecture K. B. Mullis gives an entertaining and philosophical account of his journey that resulted in a powerful new method, completely automated in the meantime, for the synthesis of as much identical DNA as desired from one single strand.

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