Restriction Fragment-Length Polymorphisms

  • Elaine K. Green
Part of the Springer Protocols Handbooks book series (SPH)


Knowledge of eukaryotic-gene structure has grown exponentially over the past two decades, mainly owing to the mtroduction of new molecular techniques These have enabled the manipulation and analysis of the DNA molecule and led to the identificatlon of mutations causing single gene disorders An important factor in the development of such techniques was the discovery of a family of bacterial enzymes, the restriction endonucleases (1)


Polymerase Chain Reaction Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Bacterial Enzyme Single Gene Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine K. Green
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  1. 1.North East London PolytechnicLondonUK

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