Abstract The ability of fluorescence resonance energy transfer, molecular-beacon, and TaqMan probes to detect single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the presence of a wild-type allele was evaluated using drug resistance-conferring SNPs in mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA. It was found that both the absolute quantity and the ratio of alleles determine the detection sensitivity of the probe systems

Evaluation of Molecular-Beacon, TaqMan, and Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Probes for Detection of Antibiotic Resistance-Conferring Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA Extracts

ORRU, GERMANO;
2006

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Abstract The ability of fluorescence resonance energy transfer, molecular-beacon, and TaqMan probes to detect single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the presence of a wild-type allele was evaluated using drug resistance-conferring SNPs in mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA. It was found that both the absolute quantity and the ratio of alleles determine the detection sensitivity of the probe systems
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