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Degradation

Degradation

(Science: biochemistry, chemistry) The reduction of a chemical Compound to one less complex, as by splitting off one or more groups.


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Gel electrophoresis

yep, something like that. Maybe RNA, degradation? Who knows...

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:18 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gel electrophoresis
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Newbie question about the first life

... a bilingual website: in animals the ONLY biochemical reactions that don't involve enzymes are spontaneous degradation reactions. It's in the third list ["Physiology"], which I haven't uploaded yet. Actually this is a general rule since it also ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 710

Re: qPCR vs Northern Blot

... strange qPCR result I checked one more time integrity of my RNA aliquot by electrophoresis and it looked ok - so I don't if it's a problem with degradation??? Any replies will be much appreciated.

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by Nevthonien
Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: qPCR vs Northern Blot
Replies: 4
Views: 1270

Re: qPCR vs Northern Blot

... observations - the Northern signal was maintained, the PRC signal decreased. A splicing change could still produce that result, as could the RNA degradation Jack mentioned.

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by jonmoulton
Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: qPCR vs Northern Blot
Replies: 4
Views: 1270

Gene ontology mapping - folding, sorting and degradation?

Hi When you see "Folding, sorting and degradation" in gene ontology mapping, what kind of functions would you expect genes (or proteins) to have? My guess is below. Homeostasis Stress response Cell cycle Growth Thanks!

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by Young
Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:16 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene ontology mapping - folding, sorting and degradation?
Replies: 1
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