In PCR: what are forward primers and reverse primers?
And what are they used for? PCR = polymerase chain reaction
- Anonymous8 years agoFavorite Answer
Primers are start sites for DNA polymerase, the enzyme that synthesizes DNA.
It's difficult to explain how primers work without drawing a diagram. I recommend you look up PCR on youtube for some informative animations.
- Anonymous6 years ago
Forward and reverse, sense and antisense primers: