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PCR to DNA sequence

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We welcome back Matt, who will introduce you to an important and popular method which is used to obtain the genetic sequence of a small region of the genome: Sanger sequencing. This is named after its inventor, Fred Sanger, a British biochemist after whom the Sanger Institute in Cambridge is named.

To learn in more detail how Sanger sequencing works and enables us to read the genetic sequence at a specific site within the genome, you may wish to watch this animation on the yourgenome website.

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