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1. A protuberance; especially, the protuberance formed by a crooked back.

2. (Science: zoology) a fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, as a camel or whale.

Origin: cf. D. Homp a lump, LG. Hump heap, hill, stump, possibly akin to E. Heap. Cf. Hunch.

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enzyme inhibition assay

... using a FRET inhibition assay.The FRET assay are run for 30 minutes at 25 °C. At the end I obtain a graph intensity vs time which presents an hump around 10 minutes.What does it mean?Can the protein have two binding site? You can find attached the ASCII file of the graph... When I perform ...

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by claire84
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: enzyme inhibition assay
Replies: 0
Views: 1272

Fertilizing eggs

... fertilized eggs externally...My cockteil keeps laying them and they sit and sit, diligently...No little birds, ever...He won't touch her...He does hump his perch though...I wish he would get smart but this is like the 5th batch that I know he won't figure it out now...Any advice? :D

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by mofmars3
Sun Jul 30, 2006 1:07 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: birds
Replies: 15
Views: 8804

Re: Have you guy heard of the Bio Sphere?

Can I get another opinion on this? Does you girlfriend have three toes, a hump on her back, slurred speech, and/or eat through a straw? If so, dump that idiot! Are you kidding me?

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Thu Mar 09, 2006 2:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Have you guy heard of the Bio Sphere?
Replies: 37
Views: 15524

Cama, Hinny, Mule, Wolphin, Zebrass, Zorse

... a spin off of ligers and tigons. Add information but here's a start. Cama Camel Llama Like Dad: short ears, long tail Like Mom: cloven hooves, no hump Hinny Horse Donkey Like Dad: height, uniform coat, neck shape Like Mom: short, thick head, long ears thin limbs, small hooves, short mane Mule ...

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by Inuyasha
Thu May 26, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cama, Hinny, Mule, Wolphin, Zebrass, Zorse
Replies: 3
Views: 7674

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