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DNA probes
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Species- or subspecies-specific DNA (including complementary DNA; conserved genes, whole chromosomes, or whole genomes) used in hybridization studies in order to identify microorganisms, to measure DNA-DNA homologies, to group subspecies, etc. The DNA probe hybridizes with a specific mRNA, if present.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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Broader Term
hybridization probes
Narrower Term
DNA primers
Related Term
chromosome painting
DNA microarrays
hybridization chain reaction
Spanish
sondas de ADN
Term Number
34219