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protective coverings for the face, particularly the mouth and nose, to maintain antiseptic conditions, to protect the wearer from contamination and to prevent droplets from the wearer's nose and mouth from spreading in the air. It includes surgical masks worn in the operating room and dentists offices. It refers also to devices designed to cover the mouth and nose for administration of inhalation anaesthetics, oxygen, or other gases.

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Re: pairwise alignment results.I need help understanding it pls

... sequence data in FASTA files or BLAST database format, we can generate the mask information files using windowmasker or dustmasker. Windowmasker masks the over-represented sequence data and it can also mask the low complexity sequence data using the built-in dust algorithm (through the -dust ...

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by JackBean
Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: pairwise alignment results.I need help understanding it pls
Replies: 8
Views: 5801

Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... successful) Homo Sapiens. - My immune system is superior. I spent a period of 6 months in South-east asia where everyone was wearing breathing masks due to rampant disease, and people were constantly getting sick. I got strep throat for a couple days but was otherwise healthy the whole time. ...

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by IamAnAlien
Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 25
Views: 45323

Re: Fungi Culture

... to protect both themselves and their patients from spread of infectious diseases. The use of such protective barriers as gloves, gowns, aprons, masks or protective eyewear can reduce the risk of exposure of the health care worker to potentially infective materials. All medical staff should take ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungi Culture
Replies: 3
Views: 9201

Re: Determining if one gene or two seperates phenotypes

... genes are on the same biochemical pathway than if they’re on different pathway. For example in epistasis one defective enzyme1(earlier on pathway) masks other functional enzyme2..because they both need to be functional so that you can detect some characteristic. If enzymes are on different pathways ...

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by zami'87.
Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Determining if one gene or two seperates phenotypes
Replies: 1
Views: 1283


... in their skulls (unless you are a neurosurgeon and must expose yourself to human brain tissue, a necessary job hazard, and they wear gloves and masks; watch that spatter from the drill!). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuru_%28disease%29 Thats definitely not only about human brains. In UK there ...

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by JackBean
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Question about chaperonins and disease
Replies: 5
Views: 3604
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