Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Definition: Utilizes oligonucleotide primers and a heat stable DNA polymerase to amplify a segment of DNA. Permits rapid genotyping of marker alleles from minute amounts of genomic DNA.
Help Future Generations of Dogs
Participate in canine health research by providing samples or by enrolling in a clinical trial. Samples are needed from healthy dogs and dogs affected by specific diseases.