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The main techniques used in molecular biology are cloning, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction), nucleic acid electrophoresis, DNA microarray analysis, in situ hybridization (HIS), sequencing (Sanger or Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)). Molecular biology techniques are extremely valuable for addressing a wide range of issues impacting the general state of humanity, in addition to investigating fundamental scientific concerns. Applications for molecular biology techniques include the prevention and treatment of disease, the creation of new protein products, and the modification of plants and animals to produce desired phenotypic traits.


Pictures used for illustrating are made on Biorender Website.

Abstract information is taken from clinisciences.

Research done at the College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, Summer 2022.

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