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1. Dividing or separating the parts of an animal or vegetable body; as, a dissecting aneurism, one which makes its way between or within the coats of an artery.

2. Of or pertaining to, or received during, a dissection; as, a dissecting wound.

3. Used for or in dissecting; as, a dissecting knife; a dissecting microscope.

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Re: Microscope advice for a non-biologist

... might lead them toward, but I think Jack is right that a good quality and low-magnification microscope would be a useful basic tool. Look for a dissecting stereomicroscope. Zeiss, Olympus or Nikon wold be good brands to consider (there are other good brands).

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by jonmoulton
Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microscope advice for a non-biologist
Replies: 3
Views: 2731

preserve FISH sperm.

... now the male is dead,so i can't breed them anymore.. So I've thinked is it possible after extracting the male testicles,(i know their place,so by dissecting the male i could remove his testicles,and fertilize the eggs of the female). But the problem is not really here... The sperm will die in ...

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by blueberry94
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: preserve FISH sperm.
Replies: 7
Views: 4544

Help required in dissecting bones of Partridge and Pheasant

I have a full brace of Partridge and Pheasant. I want to dissect its leg out without harming the bone surface and soft tissues. I need that leg for CT scanning. If I boil the whole specimen and get rid of flesh and then dissect, is it going to be ok? Best Regards Zartasha

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by Zartasha
Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help required in dissecting bones of Partridge and Pheasant
Replies: 1
Views: 1688

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... A. E. (1997). New insights into the mechanisms of RNA recombination. Virology 235, 1±9. Nagy, P. D., Zhang, C. X. & Simon, A. E. (1998). Dissecting RNA recombination in vitro : role of RNA sequences and the viral replicase. EMBO Journal 17, 2392±2403. Olsthoorn, R. C. L. & van Duin, ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
Views: 44322

testing for the presence of Pyramidalis muscle

... pathological testing text and anatomy text we had, she asked me to find a test to see if someone had a pyramidalis muscle without having an MRI or dissecting someone. After a couple weeks of searching through several more text books, scowering medical journals, asking some of my professors and ...

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by spozzy
Thu Nov 13, 2008 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: testing for the presence of Pyramidalis muscle
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