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Differentiate between RT-PCR and PCR - (Jan/14/2013 )

What is the differences between RT-PCR and PCR? Are the protocols of RT-PCR similar with PCR? Thank you.

-Wong Ling Lit-


Homework question (and very very basic), moved.


@Lit: Not sure if by RT you mean "real time" or "reverse transcriptase", but if you (or anybody else) happen to be looking for info on the real-time PCR, there is an excellent tutorial on the web which helped me a lot when I was new to it: