The task of identifying mutations in nucleic acid sequences is a vital component of research in mammalian genetics. With the advent of the polymerase chain reaction, several useful mutation detection techniques have evolved in recent years. The different methods have complementing strengths and a suitable procedure for virtually any experimental situation is now available.
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