hybridization


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hybridization: DNA hybridization

hy·brid·ize

 (hī′brĭ-dīz′)
v. hy·brid·ized, hy·brid·iz·ing, hy·brid·iz·es
v.intr.
1. To produce hybrids; crossbreed.
2. To form base pairs between complementary regions of two strands of DNA that were not originally paired.
v.tr.
To cause to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.

hy′brid·i·za′tion (-brĭ-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
hy′brid·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hybridization - (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybridshybridization - (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
mating, pairing, sexual union, union, coupling, conjugation - the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
dihybrid cross - hybridization using two traits with two alleles each
monohybrid cross - hybridization using a single trait with two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
reciprocal cross, reciprocal - hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
testcross, test-cross - a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Translations

hybridization

[ˌhaɪbrɪdaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nhibridación f

hybridization

n (Ling) → Hybridisation f (spec); (Bot, Zool also) → Kreuzung f; (fig)Mischung f, → Zwitter m

hy·brid·i·za·tion

n. hibridación, cruzamiento de especies.
References in classic literature ?
It was during this struggle that it was suggested that a new plague- germ had originated, that in some way or other a sort of hybridization between plague-germs had taken place, producing a new and frightfully virulent germ.
Hybridization[In Situ Hybridization & Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)]
7,8) Recently the FDA also approved a dual in situ hybridization (DISH) test for the determination of HER2 status.
Procurement Automatic Dna and Rna Purification By Direct Hybridization Technology - Nanostring Pcr as the Automatic Preparation Station Automatic Processing of Dna, Rna, Mirna, Inrna Later Stage Hybridization Detection Reagents Molecular Labeling.
In a molecular analysis including the closely related spinner and striped dolphins, scientists concluded that the clymene dolphin is the product of natural hybridization, a process that is more common for plants, fishes and birds, but quite rare in mammals.
Regulatory hybridization is increasing through an intertwined process involving the breakdown of the separation between national and international domains of world society and a collapsing of the distinction between public and private spheres of society, according to Jurcys (law, Kyushu U.
Now a University of Michigan-led study of interbreeding between two species of modern-day howler monkeys in Mexico is shedding light on why it's so difficult to confirm instances of hybridization among primates -- including early humans -- by relying on fossil remains.
Given the utility of living primate models for understanding human evolution, the howler monkey study "suggests that the lack of strong evidence for hybridization in the fossil record does not negate the role it could have played in shaping early human lineage diversity," Kelaita said.
One is that the long hybridization probes used for MLPA need to be prepared via phage M13 cloning rather than through chemical synthesis of short DNA oligonucleotides.
These include: (1) hybridization has not been reported earlier between P.
The improved microsensor preparation enabled a detection limit as low as 10 fmol/L (in 50 [micro]L volume) within 30 min hybridization time (data not shown).