What Is a Nucleic Acid Probe?

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Nucleic Acid Probe (DNA probe), is a sole strand of DNA that is tagged with a radioactive or fluorescent substance, and binds particularly to a corresponding DNA sequence. It is used to identify its integration through fusion with another DNA sample. The nuclear acid probes can give quick recognition of certain species such as mycobacterium.
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Nucleic acids are a macromolecule found in cells. Like proteins and polysaccharides, the other macromolecules, nucleic acids are long molecules made up of many similar linked units.
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To test for the presence of a certain gene.
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Nucleic acids are DNA and RNA. They are both made up of nucleotides which are composed of: 1) 5 carbon sugar ring. 2) Phosphate group. 3) Nitrogenous base (adenine, guanine, thymine
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The codons, which create the nucleic acids, are made of four main bases, which are Adenine (A) Guanine (G) Cytosine (C) and Thymine (T) after being transcribed from DNA into mRNA
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