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Latex

Latex

a viscous fluid exuded from the cut surfaces of the leaves and stems of certain plants, such as the dandelion or the rubber tree.

a rubber made from such plant sap.


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Blue Blood For A Science Project

... because of the combination of the anatomical drawings and the blue color of the veins below our skin. I even understand that they inject blue latex into cadaver's arteries. I'm sure this may also perpetuate the myth. It reminds me a bit, but not to the same degree, of the consternation Benjamen ...

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by ojomikse
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blue Blood For A Science Project
Replies: 13
Views: 5686

Electroporation 2-mm or 4-mm?

... for 72 h to differentiate THP-1 cells. Large proportion of cells (up to 90%) will die if the protocol is working. Cell will be phagocytic for 3 u latex beads. Another option is Mono Mac 6 cell line which is phagocytic right out of the tube. I have not tried it because license to use it is quite ...

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by AntonAleraLabs
Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:32 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Electroporation 2-mm or 4-mm?
Replies: 2
Views: 3095

Enzyme to dissolve latex

except the latex is vulcanized

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by mith
Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enzyme to dissolve latex
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Enzyme to dissolve latex

I am a ruuber tapper in Malaysia. I used to see a kind of snail like to suck the latex that oozes out from the rubber tree. May be this kind of snail can produce one type of enzyme that can dissolve the latex that taken by it. If this is the answer then we can ectract ...

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by chongkwisang
Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:54 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enzyme to dissolve latex
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Re: Staphyltect test mechanism

... to previous post: the mechanism described by Canalon is often enhanced by linking IgG antibodies onto the surface of some kind of particles, e.g. latex beads. This allows one "antibody bead" to bind together much more antigen (and thus pathogens), and while doing that also other such ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jan 22, 2008 7:48 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Staphyltect test mechanism
Replies: 2
Views: 2399
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