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mechanism

The manner of combination of parts, processes, etc., which subserve a common function.

Origin: Gr. Mechan = machine


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staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation

Bacteria resistant to antibiotic means it produce some enzyme ( eg. Beta lactamase) or other mechanism against antibiotic. I think normal microflora of gut form biofilm. Biofilm formation isn't a sole factor to confer antibiotic resistance.

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by josem
Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation
Replies: 3
Views: 2762

What does "deficient trafficking" means

I was reading a paper on disease mechanism where misfolding of a particular protein leads to its degradation by ubiquitin proteasome pathway and deficient trafficking to the lysosome. What does deficient trafficking means and overall what ...

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by KSJ
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:10 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: What does "deficient trafficking" means
Replies: 1
Views: 421

drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... citrus juices is good for health, because it contains lot of vit C. I think if pH increased due drinking of water, there might be some sensing mechanism which ultimately lead to more acid production by parietal cells. Another possibility is that excess water is rapidly absorbed to the blood ...

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by josem
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 16
Views: 35760

Re: Odd mechanism for cancer

Here is a citation that may clear things up - from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Biology, though there were a lot of other references to interon on the internet, especially in older articles. http://www.infoplease.com/cig/biology/regulation-gene-expression-prokaryotes-eukaryotes.html You should Goog...

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by oldfaithful
Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:56 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Odd mechanism for cancer
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?

... from Germany and have developed a new kind of transfection reagent called Viromer. Its a synthetic polymer , zero charged with an endosome escape mechanism. The advantages compared to other transfection reagents are: high transfection efficiency in hard to transfect cells like kidney fibroblasts ...

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by OliviaZ
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:48 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?
Replies: 2
Views: 1184
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