North Dakota State University defines a DNA probe as a small piece of nucleic acid (typically single-stranded DNA) that is used to detect complementary stretches of DNA. DNA probes used in hybridization experiments are l... More »

In biology, probes are general terms for pieces of DNA or RNA that can be used to target specific sequences of DNA or RNA in cells and organisms. Probes can be customized in order to target specific organisms and cells f... More » Science Biology

Nucleic acid hybridization is a process in which single-stranded nucleic acids interact, causing hybrids to be created by molecules with similar complementary sequences. According to the National Center for Biotechnology... More »

DNA extraction is used in diagnostic processes, detecting viruses and police forensics. Being able to pull or extract the DNA from the rest of a cell or a sample gives scientist the clearest look at the samples they have... More »

DNA sequencing is used to identify individual genes within the DNA of any organism. This information can be used to identify variants and mutations that cause diseases and disorders. More »

Athletic DNA is an elite membership club for tennis professionals, trainers, coaches and upcoming juniors. It sells high-performance tennis apparel that includes tops, bottoms, hoodies, warm-ups, T-shirts and accessories... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

Mitochondrial DNA is DNA that is present inside the mitochondria of a cell. Mitochondrial DNA is not part of the DNA found in cellular chromosomes. More »