DNA probe


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DNA probe

A DNA sequence labelled with a radioactive element used to identify the position of a segment with the complementary sequence by binding to it. DNA probes can also be used to identify the presence of complementary sequences in a mix of fragments.

DNA probe

see PROBE.

DNA probe

An agent that binds directly to a predefined sequence of nucleic acids.
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Figure 2(c) showed the AEG images of PEG-GSH-QDs coupled with DNA probe. The terminal sulfhydryl-modified DNA probe was used to couple with the PEG-GSH-QDs.
8 July 2014 - Danish tissue-based cancer diagnostics firm Dako, part of US Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), unveiled yesterday positive results included in a white paper by ProPath Services, which compared Dako's HER2 IQFISH pharmDx kit with the PathVysion HER-2 DNA Probe kit of US Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT).
Our results showed that the DNA probe prepared during this study enabled the detection of this phytoplasma in faba bean plant.
Diagnostic method Cause of vaginitis DNA probe assay NuSwab[SM] VG by nucleic acid amplification (NAA) Bacterial DNA probe for Combination NAA test vaginosis (BV) G vaginalis (3,24) for BV using A vaginae, BV-associated bacte- Objective test for an rium (BVAB)-2, and indicator organism for megasphaera-1 (11) BV, but G vaginalis is also part of normal Objective, quantitative vaginal flora.
The second most common test performed was a direct DNA probe to search for G.
(8) The assay adjusted the sensitivity of the assay to permit detection of 104 cells of a given species by adjusting the concentration of each DNA probe. Signals were converted to absolute counts by comparison with the standard lanes on the membrane.
KEY WORDS: Hematodinium, Callinectes sapidus, PCR-RFLP, DNA Probe
Therefore, we performed additional experiments to address nonspecific binding of nuclear extracts to the DNA probe lacking the binding site (see Fig.
Ikonisys, Inc., New Haven, N.J., has executed two agreements that grant Ikonisys license and supply rights to certain DNA probe technology for use with the proprietary Celloptics(TM) technology platform developed by Ikonisys.
A DNA probe that targeted characterized Syntrophus species was developed and used to quantify rRNA extracted from the 3-chlorobenzoate- and 2-chlorophenol-degrading communities.
The FDA has approved Abbott's UroVysion DNA probe assay for use as an aid in the initial diagnosis of bladder cancer in patients with hematuria (blood in urine) suspected of having bladder cancer.
Secondly, this research will help trace the path of the original mitochondria through various cell divisions of the embryo using a mitochondrial fluorescent (Alexafloura 488) DNA probe in an in situ hybridization.

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