Hybridization

Science / Chemistry / Hybridization: The combination of a set of atomic orbitals to produce a new set of 'hybrid' orbitals. Hybridized orbitals are theoretical constructions that make molecular structures easier to explain. For example, combining the valence s and p orbitals of carbon produces a set of four 'sp3' hybrid orbitals that can be used to explain the tetrahedral bonding in CH4.

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Science / Genetics / Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH): A physical mapping approach that uses fluorescein tags to detect hybridization of probes with metaphase chromosomes and with the less- condensed somatic interphase chromatin. MORE

In Situ Hybridization

Science / Genetics / In Situ Hybridization: Use of a dna or rna probe to detect the presence of the complementary dna sequence in cloned bacterial or cultured eukaryotic cells. MORE

Dna Hybridization

Science / Biology / Dna Hybridization: The formation of hybrid DNA molecules that contain a strand of DNA from two different species. The number of complementary sequences in common in the two strands is an indication of the degree of rela MORE

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