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(Science: cell biology) organism composed of two genetically distinct types of cells. Can be formed by the fusion of two early blastula stage embryos or by the reconstitution of the bone marrow in an irradiated recipient or by somatic segregation.

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CRISPR/Cas technology

... have experience with generating knockout mice with CRISPR/Cas technology? I have ordered knockout ES cells for my protein and we reached the chimeras stage (male and female ~70% approximately). However, I am not getting heterogeneous mice from the chimeras. I wanted to utilize CRISPR technology. ...

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by Steven2015
Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: CRISPR/Cas technology
Replies: 1
Views: 241


... most common reason for different color eyes is mosaicism (the "old" one, not the new one associated with chimeras ),...." I find the explanation of human chimeras quite fascinating as it infers that "nature" makes it possible for two men ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: two different color eyes
Replies: 141
Views: 298493

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... studies have shown that weak or even non-replicative mutant strains can recombine to form viable, highly viruses. Examples include the functional chimeras formed between nonreplicating RNAs and DI RNAs of tombusviruses (White & Morris, 1994), infectious recombinants produced by different combinations ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
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CHimeras: layers or zones???

... confused at something... and I especially logged in this forum, to get help! (English is not my first language, as you might guess...) Problem: chimeras A shoot apical meristem can be divided into 3 layers (LI, LII, LIII). Now all cells derive from those layers and they even keep the order, ...

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by Megalodon
Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: CHimeras: layers or zones???
Replies: 0
Views: 2170


... (you have to do it on special containers :P). It is also dangerous because of the gas' toxicity. The N2O reduces the typical colchicine's chimeras. pd: my english is a little poor so pardon me please jeje :P. Good luck

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by Cristgonz
Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Colchicine
Replies: 8
Views: 12699
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