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NUCLEIC ACID PROBE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Genetics
DEF

A nucleic acid fragment, labeled by a radioisotope, biotin, etc., that is complementary to a sequence in another nucleic acid (fragment) and that will, by hydrogen binding to the latter, locate or identify it and be detected ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génétique
DEF

Molécule d'ADN ou d'ARN marquée (par un composé fluorescent, un radio-isotope, un ligand ou un enzyme) utilisée pour détecter des séquences complémentaires par hybridation in situ ou in vitro avec des acides nucléiques.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Genética
DEF

Secuencia de ADN o ARN marcada para detectar por hibridación con una muestra de ácido nucleico la presencia de una secuencia complementaria.

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