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Chemical RNA Probes

Name RNA Probes
Equivalent Terms Gene Probes, RNA | Probes, RNA | Probes, RNA Gene | RNA Gene Probes
Definition RNA, usually prepared by transcription from cloned DNA, which complements a specific mRNA or DNA and is generally used for studies of virus genes, distribution of specific RNA in tissues and cells, integration of viral DNA into genomes, transcription, etc. Whereas DNA PROBES are preferred for use at a more macroscopic level for detection of the presence of DNA/RNA from specific species or subspecies, RNA probes are preferred for genetic studies. Conventional labels for the RNA probe include radioisotope labels 32P and 125I and the chemical label biotin. RNA probes may be further divided by category into plus-sense RNA probes, minus-sense RNA probes, and antisense RNA probes.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D015347
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