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An instrument for compression of a structure.

Compare: forceps.

Origin: M.E., fr. Middle dutch klampe

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Patch-Clamping - Need help in basics

Hello everybody! I'm normally working in the field of plant-microbe interaction, but at the moment I have to deal with some results of patch-clamp recordings. Unfortunately I've never been taught how to interpret those data, and it looks like my brain refuses to get it. So, my (probably VERY ...

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by Jennileinchen
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Patch-Clamping - Need help in basics
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Views: 1147

neuro questions!

Whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology can be used to record: a) the activity of the ion channels that are present in the patch of membrane b) the activity of multiple neurons at a given time c) voltage and/or current across the ...

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by yj90
Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: neuro questions!
Replies: 2
Views: 4520

Neurobiology Questions

Hi. I need help on the following questions. Please help. Thank you. 1. In a voltage clamp experiment, Hodgkin and Huxley first clamped an axon at 0 mv and then at +60 mV. Assuming ENa+ is +60 mV and EK+ is -80 mV, when compared with the recording obtained when clamped ...

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by biol245
Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Neurobiology Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 4372

PCR primer question

... question, then, is are there any tips any of you can give me for amplifying a gene from genomic DNA? Barring the usual GC content/no hairpins/gc clamp, etc. Has anyone tried something similar with good results? Thanks!

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by duga
Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: PCR primer question
Replies: 1
Views: 1788

DNA traversal

... properties of each DNA polymerase, and for some polymerases ( the main one for DNA replication included) it is greatly increased by the sliding clamp.

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by MrMistery
Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA traversal
Replies: 4
Views: 2622
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