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Glossary Term FISH
Definition Fluorescent in situ hybridization. A method for determining the cytogenetic location of a cloned segment of DNA. The DNA is labeled with a fluorescent dye and hybridized to a cytological preparation of chromosomes that has been denatured to allow nucleic acid hybridization between chromosomal DNA and the probe. The site of hybridization is determined by fluorescent microscopy. See the Figure at NHGRI.
See also In situ Hybridization.

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07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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