Sonden-Oligonukleotid

English translation: probe oligonucleotide

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German term or phrase:Sonden-Oligonukleotid
English translation:probe oligonucleotide
Entered by: Steffen Walter

10:11 Jan 12, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng / chemistry
German term or phrase: Sonden-Oligonukleotid
I am comparing two German documents and the old version contains the term "Sonden-Oligonukleotid", whereas the new one "Probe-Oligonukleotid".

Is there any difference?

I would translate both as "probe oligonucleotide"

Is my surmising that they are synonyms right?
Elizabeth Niklewska
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:24
probe oligonucleotide
Explanation:
You're most probably right as DE Sonde = EN probe. They left the English term in the second instance.

See also usage of term in quoted sources.

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Note added at 14 mins (2004-01-12 10:25:09 GMT)
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In the German version, they should have used \"Sonden-Oligonukleotid\" throughout.
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Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 07:24
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thanks!
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probe oligonucleotide


Explanation:
You're most probably right as DE Sonde = EN probe. They left the English term in the second instance.

See also usage of term in quoted sources.

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Note added at 14 mins (2004-01-12 10:25:09 GMT)
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In the German version, they should have used \"Sonden-Oligonukleotid\" throughout.


    Reference: http://www.mwg-biotech.com/docs/discovery/an_arrays2_014.pdf
    Reference: http://www.biocompare.com/prorev.asp?profrevid=13
Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 07:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 104
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thanks!

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