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The complex formed from the joining together of two or more molecules, especially by covalent bond.


(biology) To undergo conjugation.

(immunology) To link marker protein to an antibody molecule in order to detect an antigen.


(botany) (of a pinnate leaflet) Having only one pair of leaflets.

(chemistry) Relating to a compound formed depending upon the loss or gain of a proton, as in a conjugate base or a conjugate acid.

(general) Joined together in pair(s); paired; coupled.


Word origin: Latin coniugāre, coniugāt-, to join together : com-, com- + iugāre, to join.
Related forms: conjugation (noun)

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Re: life cycle of buffing and fission yeast

... others as Schizosaccharomyces pombe do it by fission. This asexual stage is haploid. Nutrient shortage triggers sexual reproduction. Haploid cells conjugate (diploid stage) and then perform meiosis giving four sexual haploid spores (sporulation). Traditional theory states that DNA recombination ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: life cycle of buffing and fission yeast
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Re: Lateral Flow Assay

... treated before aptamers are spotted onto the paper for fixation) And if so, with what? Don't know, sorry. 2. I was recommended to pre-treat my conjugate pad with either 10% sucrose, or a sucrose/borate solution. I tried the 10% sucrose to no avail. Also... what does 'borate' mean? This seems ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Lateral Flow Assay
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Views: 2621

Lateral Flow Assay

... VEGF in sample, by using a anti-VEGF aptamer to capture it. My setup has an input where I place in VEGF sample and it wicks up and through a conjugate pad (made of fiber glass) that is saturated in 30 nm gold colloidal particle conjugated to anti-VEGF antibody. These should be moving together, ...

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by knclayton
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Lateral Flow Assay
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Re: Transcription inhibition

... cells. Delivery is the key. Bruce Geller's lab at Oregon State University has been working on Morpholino delivery in bacteria. They are using a conjugate of a Morpholino with a cell-penetrating peptide, which is not a commercially available construct. I suspect that doing the conjugation yourself ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu May 27, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Transcription inhibition
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Subunit Vaccines

... from the host responding to the microbe). Therefore you can't just put the capsid protein in a needle and inject it. it requires things called conjugates so sometimes subunit vaccines are called conjugate vaccines as well.

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by Jillo725
Mon May 10, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Subunit Vaccines
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