Medical Definition of In situ hybridisation

1. Use of a DNA or RNA probe todetect the presence of the complementaryDNA sequence in cloned bacterial or cultured eukaryotic cells.Also used for locating geneson chromosomes. The process is: Prepare microscope slide with cells in metaphase of mitosis, Treat slide with a weak base. Thus denaturing the DNA. Pour radioactively labelled probe onto the slide. Expose slide to photographic emulsion for a few days or weeks. Develop emulsion. (13 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of In Situ Hybridisation

in series(p)
in service
in sha Allah
in shape
in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight
in silence
in silico
in situ
in situ hybridisation (current term)
in situ hybridization
in situ nucleic acid hybridization
in small stages
in so far
in so far as
in so many words
in some manner
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in someone's shoes
in someone's wheelhouse
in something's way
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