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Contaminate

Contaminate

to cause or result in contamination.

Origin: L. Con-tamino, to mingle, corrupt


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RT PCR contamination.

... but I find it difficult to believe when in my endpoint PCR I got the negative for that experiment to be negative, I figure if the amplicon can contaminate my cDNA synthesis then it has the same potential to contaminate my PCR. Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong? Could there something ...

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by georgewiggins
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:49 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RT PCR contamination.
Replies: 2
Views: 4160

Parasites in water

... be done easily, if it's supposed to be a weapon. You only have to have some agents which will spread it around the biggest water reservoirs (maybe contaminate bottled water?)

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by JackBean
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:26 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
Replies: 5
Views: 4029

Re: Parasites in water

... mutate, it is weaponized and thus mutated by man. And that is why I was wondering if the parasite could go into a country's water supply and contaminate their water thus infecting a majority of the population as they drink and bathe in that contaminated water. Maybe you have better ideas ...

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by bjarnidk
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:04 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
Replies: 5
Views: 4029

Re: glass cuvette cleaning

... analyzed (GM/MS, ion chromatography, etc.). These impingers had to be extremely clean, with no organic chemicals on the glass surfaces which might contaminate a sample; a false positive could lead to inappropriately citing a company for illegal chemical exposures. I washed the glassware by suiting ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: glass cuvette cleaning
Replies: 2
Views: 3394

semen lifespan outside body

... few days in the body, where there is no risk of drying out, the temeprature is nice and ususally no UV :) 2/You are aware that HIV do not actually contaminate the sperm themselves, are you? it is just mixed in the fluid in order to be transfered to another host with yummy T-cells to contaminate. ...

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by canalon
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: semen lifespan outside body
Replies: 2
Views: 3327
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