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Buccal

Buccal

(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.

(Science: dentistry) in dental anatomy, used to refer to the buccal surface of a tooth.

Origin: L. Buccalis, from bucca = cheek


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sample(material) needed from a person to genome sequence?

as DougB wrote, it is easiest to take buccal swabs, other option is hair, if you have them with hair roots, or blood.

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by JackBean
Thu May 31, 2012 5:51 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: sample(material) needed from a person to genome sequence?
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sample(material) needed from a person to genome sequence?

We find buccal (cheek) swabs to be the easiest to work with for genomic DNA. Only hair root has genomic DNA. Blood and reproductive fluid tends to be more difficult to obtain. You can get a decent yield of quality DNA from the ...

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by DougB
Wed May 30, 2012 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: sample(material) needed from a person to genome sequence?
Replies: 6
Views: 3090

steam sterilization

Yes. But only because it is mighty hot and can cause burn to your face and your sensitive nasal and buccal epithelia. Or if someone has autoclaved things like HCl in large quantity (do not ask) and you are unaware of that detail when you open the autoclave. But there are ...

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by canalon
Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:01 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: steam sterilization
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Nutrition in plants and animals (23 episodes) - edu4free

... 18: Digestion and enzymes link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFF0vNoasko&feature=BFa&list=PL8ECE6FB5757B27B8&lf=BFa Episode 19: Buccal digestion link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX5bztWjA5s&feature=BFa&list=PL8ECE6FB5757B27B8&lf=BFa Episode 20: Gastric digestion ...

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by edu4free
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:42 am
 
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Nutrition in plants and animals (23 episodes) - edu4free
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Establishing correlation between SNP and disorder

Hi, As part of current research, I am doing RFLP on a SNP in the DYX1/2 loci on chromosome 6. I am obtaining buccal cell samples for DNA, amplifying with PCR and then using restriction enzymes to test for prescence or absence of the SNP allele. My question is how can I statistically ...

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by geneTester22
Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:26 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Establishing correlation between SNP and disorder
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