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1. An instrument used to obstruct a passage.

See: blocking agent.

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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... name for a class of drugs examples of which are used in medicine and biological science and commonly referred to variously as "growth factor blockers", "growth factor receptor blockers", "growth factor inhibitors" or "growth factor receptor inhibitors" and ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Hi Does anyone know if the SERCA blocker thapsigargin will be stable over night in 5mM Ca2+ Tyrode at 4 degrees C? It's 10mM thaps final solution. Ta

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by JahBeauty
Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Thapsigargin
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Biology Experts, Help!

... Beth Wood tells her nursing students that it is important to monitor patients' blood pressure when they are receiving verapamil (a calcium channel blocker). Why? Any help is appreciated. I understand if your too busy. Thanks in advance!

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by SuGrad
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:11 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Biology Experts, Help!
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help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!

... 3. Cyanide differs from dinitrophenol because cynide a) is highly toxic to human cells and dinitrophenol is nonetoxic b)is an electron transport blocker and dinitrophenol is a reaction uncoupler. c)inhibits the production of ATP by inhibiting ATP synthase;dinitrophenol causes mitochondrial membranes ...

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by marnita
Sat May 31, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!
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Primary lambda phage screen - precipitated probe?

... few minutes (to minimize renaturation) and added 1 mL hybridization buffer (6x SSC, 10x Denhardt's, 2% SDS, 0.2 mg/mL sheared calf thymus DNA as a blocker). However, being on ice, the SDS and SSC precipitated out. I added this precipitated solution to my hybridization, on the assumption that upon ...

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by icequeen11
Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Primary lambda phage screen - precipitated probe?
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