|English term or phrase: beacons|
|"Examples of such probes include, but are not limited to, the 5'- exonuclease assay (TAQMAN® probes described herein (see also U.S. Pat.|
No. 5,538,848) various stem-loop molecular beacons (see for example, U.S. Pat.
Nos. 6,103,476 and 5,925,517 and Tyagi and Kramer, 1996, Nature Biotechnology 14:303- 308), stemless or linear beacons (see, e.g., WO 99/21881), PNA Molecular Beacons™ (see, e.g., U.S. Pat.
Nos. 6,355,421 and 6,593,091), linear PNA beacons (see, for example, Kubista et al., 2001, SPIE 4264:53-58), non-FRET probes (see, for example, U.S. Pat."