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Polymers made up of a few (2-20) nucleotides. In molecular genetics, they refer to a short sequence synthesised to match a region where a mutation is known to occur, and then used as a probe (oligonucleotide probes).

A small DNA molecule composed of a few nucleotide bases. The term “oligonucleotide” applies similarly to RNA.

glossary/oligonucleotides.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)