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anneal

[ə′nēl]
(engineering)
To treat a metal, alloy, or glass with heat and then cool to remove internal stresses and to make the material less brittle. Also known as temper.
(genetics)
To recombine strands of complementary deoxyribonucleic acid that were separated by heating or other means of denaturation.

anneal

To take the brittleness out of metal, plastic or certain carbon composites. Performed in the preparation of new products or in their restoration, annealing is accomplished via a heat treating process.
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Contemporary nucleic acid hybridization or DNA probe tests are commonly used in medicine to detect a variety of pathogens.
Immunoassays [6], nucleic acid hybridization [7], nucleic acid amplification [5, 8-10], lux phage assay [11, 12] and combined cultural-molecular methods [13] are the examples.
The flow cell is aligned to adhere to the glass slide to form a nucleic acid hybridization unit.
Devices and methods for optical detection of nucleic acid hybridization.
Direct detection of nucleic acid hybridization on the surface of a charge coupled device.
Our invention, stem-loop DNA 'hairpin' probes, gives us a competitive advantage in enhanced nucleic acid hybridization analysis which is uniquely sequence specific," stated Nani Dattagupta, Ph.
The inventions claimed in this patent are directed to specific advantages that the technology provides for detecting nucleic acid hybridization, namely detection of hybridization without requiring the separation of unbound from bound nucleic acids, thereby speeding up the detection of hybridization.
Nucleic acid hybridization is commonly analyzed by colorimetric, chemiluminescent, radioactive, or fluorescent label detection (1).
Signature's MCS technology uses radio wave and micro-wave frequencies to detect the physical and biological properties of molecules and cells, such as target drug receptors, and to detect the interaction of two molecules with each other in real time, such as the binding of a test compound to a target drug receptor or the formation of a nucleic acid hybridization complex.
Simultaneously, the use of assays based on nucleic acid hybridization has increased rapidly, especially given the availability of effective amplification technologies such as PCR [4,5].
MicroDenteX holds an exclusive license for the use of DNA testing for periodontal disease by nucleic acid hybridization.
As examples of the assays that can be performed with the Hartman interferometer, we show direct immunoassays for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) (3), influenza A virus, and Salmonella typhimurium and direct nucleic acid hybridization measurements preliminary to the development of an assay for the differentiation of Mycobacterium species.