Laboratory Genomics


Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Christine Schmotzer, MD
Dr Schmotzer disclosed no conflict of interest

Learning objectives:

  • Identify enzymes used in nucleic acid methods
  • Describe nucleic acid treatments not involving enzymes
  • Describe amplification and PCR basics
  • Describe real-time PCR
  • Describe PCR variants and non-PCR amplification techniques
  • Describe quality assurance for nucleic acid techniques