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Laboratory technique to multiply an RNA sample for study

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Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction: Laboratory technique to multiply an RNA sample for study
Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is a laboratory technique combining reverse transcription of RNA into DNA and amplification of specific DNA targets using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). It is primarily used to measure the amount of a specific RNA. This is achieved by monitoring the amplification reaction using fluorescence, a technique called real-time PCR or quantitative PCR (qPCR). Combined RT-PCR and qPCR are routinely used for analysis of gene expression and quantification of viral RNA in research and clinical settings.

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Uttarakhand imposes one-week lockdown amid COVID surge

Uttarakhand Minister Subodh Uniyal on May said, "Uttarakhand government has decided to impose 'COVID Curfew' between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May 18 across the state to contain the spread of the..

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Drive-through COVID testing facility launched in Ahmedabad

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With the surge in COVID-19 cases, East Coast Railway and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation have set up six counters at Bhubaneswar Railway Station to check the passengers coming from other states...

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Tests in Maharashtra not keeping pace with growth of average daily COVID cases: Health Ministry

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Covid 19: Union Health Ministry is concerned over reducing RT-PCR in Maharashtra | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid 19: Union Health Ministry is concerned over reducing RT-PCR in Maharashtra | Oneindia News

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COVID: Country's 58% active cases, 34% deaths in Maharashtra [Video]

COVID: Country's 58% active cases, 34% deaths in Maharashtra

Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed that Maharashtra has 58% of the total active cases in country and it also reported 34% of the total deaths. Health Ministry expressed grave..

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Kumbh 2021: Mandatory for 12 states to produce negative Covid-19 certificate| Oneindia News [Video]

Kumbh 2021: Mandatory for 12 states to produce negative Covid-19 certificate| Oneindia News

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has been accused of "interference", "serious lapses and authoritarian ways" by one of his own ministers, KS Eshwarappa, who has reported his boss to the Governor..

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