Molecular and Genetic Medicine

ISSN: 1747-0862

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A Comprehensive Approach to Molecular Genetic Testing for Inherited Disorders


Cardos Garry*

The field of molecular genetic testing has revolutionized healthcare and our understanding of human genetics. This cutting-edge technology enables scientists and healthcare professionals to delve deep into the building blocks of life itself - our DNA. By unlocking the secrets held within our genes, molecular genetic testing has opened up a new world of possibilities for diagnosing, treating and preventing genetic disorders. In this article, we will explore the fundamentals of molecular genetic testing, its applications in medicine and the implications it holds for the future of personalized healthcare. At its core, molecular genetic testing involves analyzing specific genes, chromosomes, or proteins to identify variations, mutations, or abnormalities that may contribute to genetic disorders. This type of testing allows scientists and healthcare professionals to examine an individual's genetic material at the molecular level. The most common method employed in molecular genetic testing is Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), which amplifies specific DNA segments for analysis. Other techniques include Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) and microarray analysis.


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