Medical Definition of Nucleic acid hybridization

1. Widely used technique which exploits the ability of complementary sequences in single-stranded dnas or rnas to pair with each other to form a double helix. Hybridization can take place between two complimentary DNA sequences, between a single-stranded DNA and a complementary RNA, or between two RNA sequences. The technique is used to detect and isolate specific sequences, measure homology, or define other characteristics of one or both strands. (kendrew, encyclopedia of molecular biology, 1994, p503; dorlands, 28th ed, p781) (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleic Acid Hybridization

nuclei of mamillary body
nuclei of origin
nuclei originis
nuclei parabrachiales
nuclei pontis
nuclei raphes
nuclei tegmenti
nuclei terminationis
nuclei tuberales
nucleic
nucleic acid
nucleic acid base
nucleic acid conformation
nucleic acid denaturation
nucleic acid heteroduplexes
nucleic acid hybridization (current term)
nucleic acid precursors
nucleic acid probe
nucleic acid probes
nucleic acid renaturation
nucleic acid synthesis inhibitors
nucleic acids
nucleide
nucleides
nucleiform
nuclein
nucleinase
nucleinic
nucleinic base
nucleins

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