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Immobilize

to make immovable; in surgery, to make immovable (a naturally mobile part, as a joint) by the use of splints, or stiffened bandages.

Origin: Pref. Im- in _ mobilize; cf. F. Immobiliser.


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... major role in it. Good bacteria are our first line of defense against pathogenic yeasts, parasites, and harmful bacteria, which they will kill or immobilize. Gut flora is so vital to our physiological function, especially digestion and immunity, that scientists have begun to think of it as another ...

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by TheeLynnChase
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Re: Primer design in the promoter region

Yes, I immobilize the histones to the DNA, but I am not doing a Chip-on-ChIP, which would be another microarray and certainly the easiest way, but too expensive for my boss. I stop after the Chromatinimmunoprecipitation, extract ...

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by ChIP
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:02 am
 
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Primer design in the promoter region

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Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:17 am
 
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