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1. The act or process of manipulating, or the state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the hands, in an artistic or skillful manner, in science or art. Manipulation is to the chemist like the external senses to the mind.

2. The use of the hands in mesmeric operations.

3. Artful management; as, the manipulation of political bodies; sometimes, a management or treatment for purposes of deception or fraud.

Origin: cf. F. Manipulation.

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Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... from the genesis of our genes to nowadays, throughout life, a virtual reality existence, and by virtual reality phenomena, exploitations and manipulations. Dov Henis (comments from 22nd century) http://universe-life.com From “Life Genesis From Aromaticity/H-Bonding” http://universe-life.com/2011/09/30/earthlife-genesis-from-aromaticityh-bonding/ ...

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by Dov Henis
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
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Re: Modern Molecular assays?

Molecular assays are tests for the presence of particular molecule. Molecular techniques can be assays or other manipulations, such as restricting (cutting) and ligating (pasting) DNA. Some examples of molecular assays useful in detecting infectious disease include: polymerase ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Modern Molecular assays?
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A gene mutation = knockdown or knockout

... this is a knockout. Where a gene is altered to decrease its expression, this is a knockdown. Knockdown is also used to describe RNA-level manipulations to decrease gene expression, such as siRNA or antisense treatments. Unlike gene modifications, treatments with oligos have temporary effects. ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: A gene mutation = knockdown or knockout
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Uses for the PCR technique?

... to as quickchange pcr, probably after some early commercial form of the protocol. Wikipedia has a nice explanation of the technique: For plasmid manipulations, this technique has largely been supplanted by a PCR-like technique where a pair of complementary mutagenic primers is used to amplify ...

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by MrMistery
Mon May 04, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Uses for the PCR technique?
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Views: 31784

Where can a piezo actuator be used in biology?

... actuator can be controled easyly with resolution of 1nm,and can afford very high force。Such actuator can be used for the positioning of cells or manipulations on a cell using glass needles. But i haven't used any bioinstruments, so i don't know where the Piezo actuator can really be use? or it ...

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by zrx737
Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where can a piezo actuator be used in biology?
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