In situ hybridization (ISH)

What is in situ hybridization? In situ hybridization (ISH) is a laboratory test used to see genetic material, such as DNA or RNA, within cells or tissues. It is commonly used in medicine to identify and visualize specific genes or gene products and to detect infectious agents such as viruses. How does in situ hybridization …
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Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

What is fluorescence in situ hybridization? Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is a molecular test pathologists perform to learn more about the genetic material in a cell. FISH is commonly used to look for genetic changes in tumours. How does fluorescence in situ hybridization work? Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) uses a fluorescent probe that …
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