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hybridize

(hī′brĭ-dīz′)
v. hybrid·ized, hybrid·izing, hybrid·izes
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.
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The 15-patient cluster included 7 patients whose isolates had an identical 13-band fingerprint pattern (pattern A) and 5 patients whose isolates had a DNA-fingerprint pattern that differed by one less hybridizing band (pattern B).
Those transgenic plants are hybridizing with Brassica rapa, one of the weedy parents of crop canola, according to Suzanne Warwick at Agriculture Canada in Ottawa.
Gene expression array experiments can also be performed by hybridizing a single labeled mRNA sample to "macroarrays" of DNA elements on positively charged filters (10,11,32-34).
Gene Tec's Gene Flow(TM) chambers for hybridizing and washing glass slide microarrays are another patented technology coming out soon.
Balk is, after all, very good at making information and theory look like entertainment, and he accomplishes this by hybridizing and playing back contemporary visual codes (global/digital/youth/ travel/culture/masculine/fun) revved up with special effects (game/world sci-fi/ simulation/fantasy/NASA).
Primers hybridizing to these biallelic markers and regions flanking are also provided.
The broccoflower is an excellent illustration of the hybridizing potential found between any two varieties of the same species.
And all reflect Bontecou's odd penchant for mixing feminine with masculine and hybridizing attributes of the natural with those of the machine-made, and the machine itself.