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Melting point

Melting point

The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid, the temperature at which 50% of a macromolecule becomes denatured. The temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid.The point where a solid turns in its' liquid form.


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Calculation of Primer Melting Temp

... DNA for insertion to a plasmid. With regards to calculating the melting point of both primers, do I include the nucleotides on the 5' tails in my calculation or only ...

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by sam2400
Mon May 23, 2011 6:18 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Calculation of Primer Melting Temp
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Re: Serious cloning issues - gel extractions?

... agarose. I tried 4 different brands of agarose (normal agarose and low melting point agarose, old and new), each yielded DNA. However, transformation with 3 different brands ...

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by chauj
Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Serious cloning issues - gel extractions?
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Views: 18610

Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... They all work at much lower levels of temperature than the boiling point of saline. Often around 70 to 80C. Some of them would have worked around ... below which elevates the steams temperature well above 100C. Apart from melting plastic there are many useful applications for this and is a more ...

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by brzezinski2
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:32 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
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Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... 120C. What I aimed for was to take the temperature to just below the melting temperature of the contact lens case. Don’t ask me what that was ... became available and I stop using this heating method around 1990. My point is microwave oven can take steam, which is confided up to temperatures ...

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by brzezinski2
Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:01 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
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Anthropogenic global warming?

... party Provides Their Evidence. (evidence is not 'polar ice caps are melting', it is, say, images from a reliable source showing consecutive images ... is unable to be rebutted second debater will simply say "one point to you". Now move to step 4 Step 4 Second debater then provides ...

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by futurezoologist
Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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