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1. The act or process of immersing.

2. The act of inclining downward.

3. The act of lifting or moving a liquid with a dipper, ladle, or the like.

4. The process of cleaning or brightening sheet metal or metalware, especially. Brass, by dipping it in acids, etc.

5. The practice of taking snuff by rubbing the teeth or gums with a stick or brush dipped in snuff. Dipping needle, a magnetic needle suspended at its center of gravity, and moving freely in a vertical plane, so as to indicate on a graduated circle the magnetic dip or inclination.

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Sterilizing a glass spreader

If I want to sterilize a glass spreader do I use alcohol for this purpose and then move the glass spreader across a flame after dipping it in alcohol to remove the excess alcohol? Thanks.

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by SWEngineer
Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sterilizing a glass spreader
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Identifying positive bacterial clones - protocol?

... (say within 500bp from one of the end of your fragment) so that you can check presence and orientation at the same time. Test a few clones by dipping a pipette tip in one colony then in the PCR mix (do not count any volume for template, just put water) and you have your results within 2h.

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by canalon
Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying positive bacterial clones - protocol?
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Views: 4177

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