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Describe the roles of heat, primers and the bacterium Thermus aquaticus in the process of PCR.                                                                                  (3)

Heat - Denaturation / separation of DNA into two strands =1

Primer- Enzyme DNA Polymerase extend the primers using the nucleotides provided in the reaction and the genomic DNA as template =1

Thermus aquaticus - source of thermostable DNA polymerase / Taq polymerase = 1

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