hybridization probe

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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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9 May 2013 - Italian Cancer Genetics (CGI) said today it has entered into a partnership with Nikon Instruments to distribute on the Italian market its DNA probes for cancer diagnostics based on fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) .
Then the researchers designed a microarray of more than 700 DNA probes to detect the resistant genes.
In areas where histoplasmosis is not endemic, including Taiwan, serologic tests, antigen detection reagents, and specific DNA probes for diagnosis of histoplasmosis are not universally available.
ISH with the PNA probe detected a higher number of positive cells and a more defined localization of viral nucleic acids than the standardized DNA probes.
Riley of the University of Illinois, Peoria, and her colleagues reviewed all DNA probes for C.
The new test uses DNA probes to pinpoint nucleotide variations that genetically distinguish among head blight species.
Numbered 1002877 in the Patent Gazette, the patented method named Probe Alternation Link Self-Assembly Reaction (PALSAR), uses two DNA probes that cover three complementary areas to amplify genetic signals by repeating hybridization.
The license agreement grants Ikonisys a worldwide license under Abbott patents for the manufacture and sale of DNA probes in conjunction with Chromotest(TM), a revolutionary test for the prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal abnormalities using fetal cells from the maternal circulation.
As in many other sensing schemes, the researchers attach DNA probes to the material's surface.
proteins, for example, by measuring mRNA in cells with PDGF receptor type-specific DNA probes or by
Because most companies specialize in producing either substrates or DNA probes, many companies have formed partnerships in order to compete in the DNA chip market.
Dr Terry Smith, of the National Diagnostics Centre at NUI Galway, said: "The Space Probe Technology uses DNA probes to detect infectious disease.