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GENE PROBES / DNA MARKERS

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Definition:
A section of DNA of known structure or function which is marked with a radioactive isotope, dye or enzyme so that it can be used to detect the presence of specific sequences of bases in another DNA or RNA molecule.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2005, A Framework for Biotechnology Statistics, OECD, Paris, Annex 1: Glossary of Terms Used in the List-Based Definition.

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Friday, July 01, 2005