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Cheek

Cheek

(Science: anatomy) The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth.

Synonym: bucca, gena, mala.

Origin: a. S. Ceace


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1 attached, 1 unattached earlobe

... decided that a child's mother was actually the aunt (child produced from one individual's ovaries, cell sample taken from the other individual's cheek). And there was NO question that she had given birth to the child.

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by Darby
Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 1 attached, 1 unattached earlobe
Replies: 10
Views: 12408

Has anyone seen this before?

I had students doing the basic cheek-cell-under-the-microscope exercise this morning, and one student had a nucleus that was TWO nuclei - two separate stained chambers, one about 2/3 normal nucleus size, the other about 1/3. It was a surface ...

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by Darby
Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Has anyone seen this before?
Replies: 0
Views: 1537

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 buccal ...

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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: 3261

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... tissue is still difficult to answer. Forensics benefits from this fact. Blood cells acquired from a crime scene can be genetically compared to cheek cells from a suspect. However, blood cells and cheek cells are clearly different. The process of cell differentiation is not fully understood. ...

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by DougB
Thu May 03, 2012 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 28991

How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... as well. 2. Or, if you're only interested in the one polymorphism, and you have access to a biological lab, you could also take a sample of your cheek cells and PCR the gene out of your DNA. I would use the same idea that is used for BRCA mutation identification - two forward primers where the ...

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by AstraSequi
Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:41 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
Replies: 1
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