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Gelatinous

Gelatinous

1. Pertaining to or characteristic of gelatin.

2. Jelly-like or resembling gelatin.

Synonym: gelatinoid.


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Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... they resemble seed pods. When saturated, they resemble grapes. They appear to be chlorophyll filled. If I rupture the membrane, they reduce to a gelatinous puddle with a dusty substance inside (spores?). If I place the 'pod' in water, it dramatically swells. It acts like desiccant. I've goggled ...

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by Sadial
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
Replies: 2
Views: 3511

Help ID Pesky Fungi Growing in Water

I have an orange or rusty colored, gelatinous fungi (?) growing in the wet areas of my cellar and also in the drinking water for the farm animals (where I work) When the water is first put into the water tanks at the farm it is clear but after ...

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by BobMaine
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help ID Pesky Fungi Growing in Water
Replies: 3
Views: 3035

RNA Exctraction

The RNA gelatinous pellet would be formed after the column treatment, not at the bacterial level. So the question you have to solve is why suspensions A and B are different. There is no link with nucleic acids, and you have to ...

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by canalon
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: RNA Exctraction
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

RNA Exctraction

I did an experiment to isolate RNA, we had to centrifuge the E.coli suspensions A and B at 13,200rpm for 2mins. A gave a loose gelatinous pellet while B gave a solid looking pellet. We added digestion solution and incubated it. With A, a white chunky precipitate formed yet B was clear. ...

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by danaC
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:16 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: RNA Exctraction
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Various DNA questions

1: Zona pellucida is the gelatinous extracellular matrix that surrounds the egg, that the sperm has to encounter. The zona pellucida contains 3 glycoproteins, ZP1,2,and 3, which are important in the recognition of the sperm. ZP3's sugar ...

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by kolean
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:40 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Various DNA questions
Replies: 8
Views: 4985
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