In Situ Hybridization: Its Use as a Tool in Pathology Laboratories

  • S. Malcolm
  • J. van den Berghe
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In situ hybridization has not up to now been seen as a tool for the pathology laboratory, but rather as a specialist technique applied by geneticists and some other molecular biologists. As the power of the technique to answer important biological questions becomes more appreciated, and as the technology advances and becomes both more sensitive and more adaptable, this is likely to change. In the future it is likely that it will have some quite routine applications.


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  • J. van den Berghe

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