James Langham Dale, Peter Timms, Terence Patrick Walsh: Detection of a nucleic acid sequence or a change therein. Geneco, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, January 5, 1999: US05856092 (201 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a specific polynucleotide sequence in a material is disclosed. The method includes exposing said material to an oligonucleotide primer having a sequence complementary to part of said specific polynucleotide sequence wherein said primer binds to part of said polynucleotide sequ ...