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Measuring

measuring

Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure. Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened, or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured.

(Science: zoology) Measuring worm, the larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid.


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Re: The most boring tasks in Biology

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Re: blank and substrate control give OD reads

... as a difference in buffer concentration or a variation in tube thickness (I have no idea what the error is, but starting with identical preps and measuring them before adding enzyme should help you determine that). ok good idea. will try it soon.

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by intandiana
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:45 am
 
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Topic: blank and substrate control give OD reads
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Re: blank and substrate control give OD reads

... as a difference in buffer concentration or a variation in tube thickness (I have no idea what the error is, but starting with identical preps and measuring them before adding enzyme should help you determine that).

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Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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