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The smallest of [[nuclei in protozoans in charge of [[ cell division.

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micronucleus assay problem

hello I am looking for a successful procedure for May-Grunwald-Giemsa stain on ( in vivo micronucleus assay of the mice ) . i used the procedure @ the attachment with my giemsa stain from J.T.Baker but i can't see good colors on the slide plz help me thanks

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by salloom
Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: micronucleus assay problem
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Views: 987

Tradescantia Micronucleus Bioassay Trad-MNC

Im searching procedure of this test has anyone got it ? Could you share with me.I will make some tests with that soon.

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by biologist34
Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Tradescantia Micronucleus Bioassay Trad-MNC
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having two or more nucleus... is it better?

paramaecium has 2 nuclei...the macronucleus looks after somatic function of the cell and the micronucleus looks after reproduction ....hence there is a division of labour which can be efficient...but this certainly depends upon the situations in case of other animals.

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by rg
Fri May 05, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: having two or more nucleus... is it better?
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yet another eukaryote question

... Every kind of beings that present one or plus nuclei (with a nuclear membrane) are Eukaryotes. Paramecium is a protist that has 2 nuclei: 1 called micronucleus and 1 called macronucleus (I'm sorry if I wrong some word in english). There are 5 kingdoms: Monera--> are prokaryotes without nucleus ...

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by tursiops
Sat Oct 22, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: yet another eukaryote question
Replies: 8
Views: 4076

possibility in cell

The DNA is the same in all the nuclei, except for paramecium... there the micronucleus has a role in reproduction... Mitosis takes place as usual, except there is double the genetic material(remember that muscle cells and osteoclasts can not divide...). it will ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Jun 27, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: possibility in cell
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