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Lagu PCR

Ini ada lagu khusus untuk PCR, Polymerase Chain Reaction, sebuah teknik untuk memperbanyak DNA sehingga bisa dianalisa dan dibaca.

Jumlah DNA yang didapat dari sampel biasanya sangat sedikit, karena volume tiap sampel yang dikoleksi biasanya juga sangat sedikit, sehingga DNA yang didapat dari sampel harus diperbanyak sampai jumlah yang bisa dibaca.

Dengar saja lagu tentang PCR (dari iklan mesin PCR) ini, pasti anda jadi lebih tahu PCR itu apa 😉



Silakan cek juga liriknya, kalau mau lebih jelas lagi 😛

The PCR Song by Scientists for Better PCR

There was a time when to amplify DNA,
You had to grow tons and tons of tiny cells.
(Oooh) Then along came a guy named Dr. Kary Mullis,
Said you can amplify in vitro just as well.

Just mix your template with a buffer and some primers,
Nucleotides and polymerases too.
Denaturing, annealing, and extending,
Well it’s amazing what heating and cooling and heating will do.

[Chorus]
PCR when you need to detect mutation (detect mutation)
PCR when you need to recombine (recombine)
PCR when you need to find out who the daddy is (who’s your daddy?)
PCR when you need to solve a crime (solve a crime)
[x2]

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Iseng posting tentang PCR? Ya enggak isenglah, lha wong hari-hari saya di sini selalu full of PCR. That is what I am now. Karena PCR-lah saya jadi lab geek buat sementara ha ha 😀