Post 3: PCR (Problems Continue in Research…)

Hello All,

 As you may have guessed from the title of this post, sometimes research does not go as planned or as expected. We have recently begun Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) work as a part of our analysis of the community profile of the bacterial population in Lake Matoaka and it’s watershed. Here our research hit a snag or two. PCR was not working as expected and our research was stalled. Our focus shifted from community profiling to optimizing PCR.

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