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1. Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; especially, pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial phenomena.

2. (Science: chemistry) Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; said of certain solid compounds; as, glacial phosphoric or acetic acids.

(Science: chemistry) glacial acid see glacier theory, under glacier.

Origin: L. Glacialis, from glacies ice: cf. F. Glacial.

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Carnoy's fixation problem

... What should be the original concentration of ethanol or methanol used in the preparation of Carnoy's fixative solution? I know it is alcohol: glacial acetic acid( 3:1). But what is the original concentration of the alcohol? Thank you very much :)

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by Sue4
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Carnoy's fixation problem
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Views: 1464

Re: hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content

... 14% the amino acids in collagen. Materials: Hydroxyproline Standard - 1-5 µg/2 0.001N HCl ml. Buffer-0.5 g citric acid monohydrate, 0.12 ml glacial acetic acid, 0.82 g sodium acetate anhydrous, and 0.34 g sodium hydroxide are combined and the final volume is brought to 10 ml with distilled ...

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by ucsfmed2012
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content
Replies: 5
Views: 8252

Preparing buffer solns.

... Anyway, here's an example of what I'm trying to do. Given: 10x TAE- 0.4M tris, 0.2N acetic acied, 10mM EDTA Prepare: 500mL of tris (MW=121.1g), glacial acetic acid (17.46N), 0.5M EDTA Also, prepare 1L of 1xTAE. So far, I have just converted the molarity of Tris to moles and then to grams by ...

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by sunnidaze
Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Preparing buffer solns.
Replies: 6
Views: 3646

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... high rates of mutation and replication allow them to move through sequence space at a pace that often makes their DNA-based hosts ' evolution look glacial by comparison. Over the last two decades it has become increasingly clear that many RNA viruses add the capacity to exchange genetic material ...

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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: 36055

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... and here it's the same. If they are adaptable, they can survive, if not, they will extinct (or move away, if they have enough time). Take the glacial, that was slow, so animals could go to south and didn't have to evolve, whereas some volcano eruption is a fast event. Even if they moved away, ...

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by JackBean
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:43 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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