DNA probe


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to DNA probe: PCR, DNA fingerprinting

DNA probe


n.
1. a laboratory-produced quantity of a known segment of labeled DNA that is used for finding matching DNA in a biological sample, as blood or hair, by the base-pairing of strands from both sources.
2. a search or examination with such a DNA segment.
References in periodicals archive ?
Placement of the label at this site allows DNA probe hybridization to be measured while the molecule is being replicated.
When Engel published his 1980 paper, DNA probe technology wasn't quite up to that task.
The DNA probe may also lead to a more precise determination of the relationship between gender and incubation temperature for ridley eggs.
NASDAQ: GPRO), a developer of DNA probe diagnostic products.
A DNA probe specific for pathogenic amoebas recognized amoebas that had changed from benign to pathogenic.
com/reports/c9571) has announced the addition of Annual Worldwide Market for DNA Probe Diagnostics to their offering.
and Hospital Saint-Luc in Montreal recently isolated a DNA probe that identifies a glutathione-related enzyme, one they predict will be used as a marker to detect precancerous changes in cells.
The two-year project, "Automated Detection of Gene Duplications or Deletions," seeks to develop a method that can better diagnose cancer and genetic disease using modern DNA probe techniques.
M2 PHARMA-July 8, 2014-Study shows superiority of Dako's HER2 IQFISH pharmDx kit over Abbott's PathVysion HER-2 DNA Probe kit
The charge of this synthetic DNA analogue can be tuned by adding cationic amino acids to the end, while its affinity for the DNA probe can be controlled by introducing mismatches to its sequence.
In this design, the autonomous DNA machine was triggered by the hybridization between a long DNA probe sequence and a short target DNA sequence in the presence of polymerase and endonuclease.
The most common molecular test classified as not recommended that was ordered was for the detection of an agent not otherwise specified by amplified DNA probe method.

Full browser ?