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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 scientists found that common ancestry, without any hybridisation, explains the genetic similarities between Neanderthals and modern humans.
The previous studies concluded that these differences could be explained by hybridisation which occurred as modern humans exited Africa and bred with the Neanderthals who already inhabited Europe.
The IQFISH hybridisation buffer cuts diagnostic test turnaround time from 17 hours to 3.
The instrument shall also be used for automated preparation of Fluorescense IN Situ Hybridisation (FISH) preparations for supplementary molecular diagnostics.
Rapid detection of Salmonella subspecies I by PCR combined with non-radioactive hybridisation using covalently immobilised oligonucleotide on a microplate.