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Chi structure

Chi structure

(Science: molecular biology) The name for the X-shaped structure which forms during the recombination process between two plasmids, or circular pieces, of dna. The greek letter chi resembles this structure.


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Re:High-throughput protein-structure determination

For your question, I think the combination of these two related words can explain. :wink: http://www.creative-biostructure.com/others1.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protein_Structure_Initiative

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by CandyTon
Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:08 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: High-throughput protein-structure determination
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Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?

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by scytek
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:22 am
 
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Topic: Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?
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Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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Re: immunoglobulins

... The five major classes of immunoglobulins (Ig) are IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM. (See accompanying figure.) Each class varies in its chemical structure and in its number of antigen-binding sites and adheres to and reacts only with the specific antigen for which it was produced.

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by RZachary1
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:49 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
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Re: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.

... to assume you are smart and highly motivated and so make some fairly hard-core suggestions. In particular, look into: pH, atomic and molecular structure, biological macromolecules and their subunits, glycolysis and Krebs cycle, membranes and membrane potential, transmembrane signaling, gene ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.
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