A quantitative version of PCR which can be used to quantify DNA in a sample, including cDNA prepared from gene transcripts, as a quantitative assay for transcriptional activity of a specific gene. In plant pathology, the technique also has important applications in diagnostics.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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