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Properties of Molecular Probes

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A molecular probe is used in such laboratory techniques as Southern blotting and fluorescence in situ hybridization, or FISH.

What are the necessary properties of a molecular probe? Select ALL that apply.

A molecular probe must be

A

single-stranded.

B

DNA.

C

labeled.

D

less than 10 nucleotides in length.