PCR: Activated by light

Journal Reference: Merve-Zeynep Kesici, Philip Tinnefeld, Andrés Manuel Vera. A simple and general approach to generate photoactivatable DNA processing enzymes. Nucleic Acids Research, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkab1212 For diagnostics tests based on PCR, such as the above mentioned test for COVID-19, the solution is the development of a hot-start enzyme, which shows no activity until a … Read more