Celiac Disease pp 175-183 | Cite as

In Situ Hybridization

  • Conrad G. Beckett
  • Paul J. Ciclitira
Part of the Methods in Molecular Medicine book series (MIMM, volume 41)


In situhybridization permits specific identification of genes and gene expression without removing the target sequence from its topographical surroundings. The technique was described simultaneously in 1960 by two groups (1,2). It depends on the hybridization of a labeled nucleic acid probe to a complementary sequence of tissue mRNA or DNA.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Conrad G. Beckett
    • 1
  • Paul J. Ciclitira
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyBradford Royal InformaryBradfordUK
  2. 2.Department of GastroenterologyThe Rayne Institute,St.Thomas’HospitalLondonUK

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