User:Jakob G. Wells
- Jakob G. Wells
- Arizona State University
- 500 East University Drive
- Tempe, Arizona, United States
- Email me
I work in the Speedie and Associates lab at Speedie and Associates.
- Currently seeking a Bachelors in Science and Engineering at Arizona State University
Research and Development
Specific Cancer Marker Detection - The Underlying Technology
PCR detection works by heating the DNA sample to about 110°C in order to split the DNA. Then the PCR cools off to 57°C in order for the primer to attach to the DNA strands. The PCR then heats to 72°C so the DNA strand can be re-written. The r17879961 cancer-associated sequence will produce a DNA signal because the reverse primer used, AACTCTTACACTCGATACAT will only attach if the DNA sample has the same coding with the cancer-associated sequence “ACT”. If the DNA sample does not have the cancer-associated sequence the primer will not attach and there will be no DNA signal.
- Interest 2
- Interest 3
- Goldbeter A and Koshland DE Jr. . pmid:6947258.
- JACOB F and MONOD J. . pmid:13718526.
leave a comment about a paper here
- Mark Ptashne. A genetic switch. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2004. isbn:0879697164.