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Flexible

Flexible

1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle. When the splitting wind makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. (Shak)

2. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering. Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. (Bacon) Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. (Shak)

3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language. This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. (Rogers)

Synonym: pliant, pliable, supple, tractable, manageable, ductile, obsequious, inconstant, wavering.

Flexibleness, Flexibly.

Origin: L. Flexibilis: cf. F. Flexible.


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The question about TATA sequence flexibility

... to recognize the proper sequence. http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/101/motm.do?momID=67 I would like to find out that does it mean? Why the TATA box is flexible? Because of two hydrogen bonds in A-T base pairs or maybe because of some other reason? It is easier to bend DNA at that places where there ...

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by Fantomas
Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:57 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The question about TATA sequence flexibility
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On the number of limbs.

Four-finned ancestors, not too surprisingly, leads to four-limbed descendants. Arthropods have been a bit more flexible, but the general trend seems to have been toward leg loss, as in insects. Plus wings that did not start as legs.

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by Darby
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: On the number of limbs.
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Serial Dilution BSA Bradford measurement

I use this serial dilution calculator for the Android phones and tablets. I find that it's quick and flexible. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bestserialdilutioncalculator

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by vanwa71
Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:38 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Serial Dilution BSA Bradford measurement
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Bacterial Calculation

Check out this serial dilution calculator for the future. Automated and flexible. [link]

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by vanwa71
Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:31 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Calculation
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Views: 3153

Re: Serial Dilution Concentration Calculation

... I use this Android phone calculator. It's fully automated and flexible.

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by vanwa71
Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:28 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Serial Dilution Concentration Calculation
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