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Can you explain FISH for me?

Postby biologyistehcool » Tue Mar 15, 2005 3:57 pm

Its Fluroescence in situ Hybridization... I am not sure exactly what it entails. Thanks
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Postby Jelanen » Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:02 am

FISH is when you attach a flourescent marker to a sequence of DNA complementary to the sequence on the target DNA. This then allows you to visualize where the sequence is on the chromatid using a light microscope (with UV attachment since the marker flouresces best under UV)
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