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glossary:oligonucleotides [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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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.|