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Definition of polymerase chain reaction in English:
A method of making multiple copies of a DNA sequence, involving repeated reactions with a polymerase.
- The new technologies virtually negate the need for examinations, and urine testing by polymerase chain reaction or ligase chain reaction is as effective as conventional testing.
- Sequences were amplified via the polymerase chain reaction.
- The major advance in ancient DNA analysis was the development of the polymerase chain reaction.
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