Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a revolutionary method invented by Kary Mullis in the 1980s which copies the target sequence defined by a pair of primers exponentially. Can exponential amplification of any random sequence of DNA be achieved in PCR with only single primer?
Hint: Refer the schematic in the diagram that represents randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) marker technology.
You can substantiate your answer with help of this diagram, if required.
Steroids are recommended for treating the pain resulting from cobra bite. What is the basis of this treatment?
Cobra bite causes swelling and pain. A fatty acid cleaved off by PLA2 from cell
membranes is the culprit inducing synthesis of molecules that cause this pain and
inflammation. Comment on this fact.