Science / Genetics / Probe: Single- stranded dna or rna molecules of specific base sequence, labeled either radioactively or immunologically, that are used to detect the complementary base sequence by hybridization.

Other Words for Probe

Probe Adjective Synonyms: explore, examine, scrutinize, investigate, search (into), look into, go into, study, dig into, delve into, poke about or around, poke into
Probe Verb Synonyms: investigation, examination, exploration, scrutiny, search, study, inquiry or enquiry, inquest
Probe Adverb Synonyms: poke, prod, explore, examine, plumb, dig

DNA Probe

Science / Genetics / DNA Probe: Any biochemical used to identify or isolate a gene, a gene product, or a protein. MORE


Health / Massage / Hakomi: Body-centered psychotherapy utilizing physical and psychological probes to evoke emotional and body responses to produce new self-awareness and health. MORE

Bearing Rtd

Technology / Motors / Bearing Rtd: A probe used to measure bearing temperature to detect an overheating condition. The RTD's resistance varies with the temperature of the bearings. MORE

Plutonium (Pu)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Plutonium (Pu): Atomic number: 94, Atomic mass: (244) g.mol -1, Electronegativity: unknown, Density: 19.84 at 20°C, Melting point: 641 °C, Boiling point: 3232 °C, Vanderwaals radius: unknown, Ionic radius: MORE

Northern Blot

Science / Genetics / Northern Blot: A gel-based laboratory procedure that locates mrna sequences on a gel that are complementary to a piece of dna used as a probe. MORE

Southern Blotting

Science / Genetics / Southern Blotting: A technique for transferring electrophoretically resolved dna segments from an agarose gel to a nitrocellulose filter paper sheet via capillary action: the dna segment of interest is probed with a rad MORE