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hybridization probe

[‚hī·brəd·ə′zā·shən ′prōb]
(cell and molecular biology)
A small molecule of deoxyribonucleic acid or ribonucleic acid that is radioactively labeled and used to identify complementary nucleic acid sequences by hybridization.
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20th Anniversary San Diego Conference: DNA Probe Technology--Two Decades of Innovation will be held March 16-18, 2006, at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA.
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