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How Diagnostic Tests Work: DNA-Based Diagnostics

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44: minutes | Assessment: 20 minutes
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How Diagnostic Tests Work: DNA-Based Diagnostics explains the molecular science and technology used in a common set of diagnostic tools, including the various types of PCR, SNP chips, next generation sequencing and microRNA techniques. Gain entry to the fast-pace field of molecular diagnostics with this course.
Running time: 44: minutes | Assessment: 20 minutes

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technology
At the end of this section you should be able to:
1. Summarize the uses of DNA probes in diagnostics
2. Explain how PCR technology works
3. Discuss the use of PCR in diagnostic applications

Microarray Technology
At the end of this section you should be able to:
1. Define Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP)
2. Describe how SNP Chips work
2. Discuss the use of SNP chips in diagnostic applications

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology
At the end of this section you should be able to:
1. Explain the purpose of NGS
2. Describe how different NGS technologies work
3. Discuss the use of NGS in diagnostic applications

microDiagnostics Technology
At the end of this section you should be able to:
1. Summarize how microRNA (miRNA) works
2. Discuss the use of miRNA’s potential application in diagnostics development

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