On what basis do you select DNA targets for PCR and what determines the specificity of PCR? Thanks!

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  1. It helps to define your abbreviations.

    Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "DNA PCR target" to get these possible sources:

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    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search.

    I hope this helps. If not, continue the search or repost your question in clearer terms (at least for me). Thanks for asking.

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