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FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) is a cytogenetic technique used to detect and localize the presence or absence of specific DNA sequences on chromosomes. FISH uses fluorescent probes that bind to only those parts of the chromosome with which they show a high degree of sequence similarity. Fluorescence microscopy can be used to find out where the fluorescent probe bound to the chromosomes. FISH is often used for finding specific features in DNA for use in genetic counseling, medicine, and species identification. FISH can also be used to detect and localize specific mRNAs within tissue samples. In this context, it can help define the spatial-temporal patterns of gene expression within cells and tissues. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, FISH

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Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH)
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zh-CN Chinese (China) FISH
Synonyms: Fluorescent in situ hybridization;荧光原位杂交
fr-CA French (Canada) Hybridation fluorescente in situ
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) FISH
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Hibridación in situ fluoresente (FISH)
it-IT Italian (Italy) FISH
Synonyms: Ibridazione in situ fluorescente (FISH)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) FISH
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) FISH
fr-BE French (Belgium) Hybridation fluorescente in situ
Synonyms: FISH
pl-PL Polish (Poland) fluorescencyjna hybrydyzacja in situ (FISH)