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Biotechnology - 6 Another way of locating a desired gene is to use a DNA probe. A DNA probe is a small piece of single-stranded DNA or RNA with a known nucleotide sequence, and often a radioactive marker. A "probe" of a radioactive synthetic single stranded
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Unformatted text preview: DNA or mRNA can bind to its complement target on the DNA molecule, pin-pointing the target DNA. This works only if a part of the target DNA code is known so that a "matching" probe can be used. DNA Hybridization on Chromosome...
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