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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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He is from Parkland County, AB and is obsessed with hybridizing martagon lilies.
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).
In the Salinas Valley, however, hybridizing has gone on too long for invader eradication to be "a workable solution" for preserving California tiger salamanders, he adds.
For printed DNA microarrays, relative transcript abundance is measured by labeling two samples with different fluorescent dyes (e.g., Cy3 and Cy5), hybridizing them simultaneously, and determining the fluorescence ratio for each spot on the array (Figure 1).
The wild-type (N) and mutation ([DELTA]) specific sequences were selectively detected by hybridizing the arrays with fluorescenn-labeled (anti-sense strand) PCR products of the N/N, N/[DELTA], and [DELTA]/[DELTA] genotypes, binding with anti-fluorescenn-AP, and chemiluminescent detection.
This invention provides an antisense oligonucleotide having a nucleic acid sequence capable of specifically hybridizing to an mRNA molecule encoding the above described polypeptide.
Even the term superweed goes back at least to 1949, in a book on hybridizing plant species.
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).
Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Company, Limited (Osaka-fu, Japan) has patented semaphorin Y inhibiting neurite outgrowth, and a nucleotide sequence therefor, as well as other Semaphorin sequences hybridizing to the Semaphorin Y sequence, modified proteins or partial peptides of Semaphorin Y, antibodies against Semaphorin Y, antisense nucleotides against Semaphorin Y gene, and the use of such substances as pharmaceutical or diagnostic agents or laboratory reagents are disclosed.
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.
Primers hybridizing to these biallelic markers and regions flanking are also provided.