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The act or process of whitening, by removing colour or stains; especially. The process of whitening fabrics by chemical agents. Bleaching powder, a powder for bleaching, consisting of chloride of lime, or some other chemical or chemicals.

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Computer Science + Ecology/Ethology/Conservation biology = ?

... professors in the biology department be interested in letting an IT guy into their labs or take him to an underwater field trip to examine coral bleaching? I don't know. I'll email them soon but I thought maybe I'd ask you first. Please share your opinions/suggestions. This is a major decision ...

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by Nwah
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Computer Science + Ecology/Ethology/Conservation biology = ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1226

Re: Salmonella and e. Coli

... is really hard to get over right now. I am currently afraid to use the bathroom in my house unless it is bleached before I use it and even after bleaching I feel dirty because I used it. I will not touch my waistband after using the bathroom or take off my pants to change them without washing ...

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by Babyfikra
Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Salmonella and e. Coli
Replies: 12
Views: 17062

Confusion: Rod cells,rhodopsin bleaching

I'm confused as to why,when exposed to bright light, rod cells cease to function. I understand that exposure to bright light bleaches all of the rhodopsin, but...so what? Why doesn't the bleached product (opsonin/retinal) simply get re-synthesised back into rhodopsin as it does in dim light, and the...

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by ADAS137
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Confusion: Rod cells,rhodopsin bleaching
Replies: 0
Views: 1218

Unexpected Fluorescent signal

... Protien, Yellow Fluorescent Protein...). Fluorescense is stronger than autofluorescense, but the signal will quickly die after excitation...call Bleaching.

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by bluetutu
Sun Mar 13, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Unexpected Fluorescent signal
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... anyway. 2- It depends, again. Once again of the amount of blood in the stain, but also of the detergent. Many laundry detergent contains some bleaching agents and will probably severely damage the viruses. But even if they do not, the simple fact that you remove the stain with water will probably ...

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by canalon
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 57995
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