FISH

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FISH

An abbreviation for "first in, still here." The term is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the first in, first out accounting method. It refers to a company that keeps its inventory for a long time, often because of poor sales. Ultimately, this may render inventory obsolete. A company dealing with FISH may be in or near financial trouble.
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Comparison of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and dual-ISH (DISH) in the determination of HER2 status in breast cancer.
Kelaita and Cortes-Ortiz found that most were likely the product of several generations of hybridization or of mating between hybrids and pure individuals.
Finally, we investigated the effects of hybridization probe number, hybridization time, and template DNA quantity on the discrimination power of the MLPA/ rtPCR method.
It is probable that disturbed native habitat in the Tucson area, as well as ecotonal factors, facilitated the Tanque Verde towhee hybridization and Tucson Mountain mixed pairing.
Identification of Bacillus anthracis by multiprobe microarray hybridization.
Selectivity is constrained by the physical chemistry of hybridization in the environment defined in part by the ssDNA at a surface.
Use of a female reference DNA and a male target metaphase provided an internal control for hybridization.
These chips or arrays rely on very complex DNA hybridization reactions involving a diverse range of DNA types.
Scientific Progress by Hybridization and the Postulate
Breakthrough technological advancements in Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization as well as array-based technology have taken the Cytogenetics market to an entirely new level in the areas of research and molecular diagnostics.
1) These guidelines included specific recommendations for HER2 immunohistochemistry (IHC) as well as in situ hybridization (ISH) in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues.