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Near point

near point

That point in conjugate focus with the retina when the eye exerts maximal accommodation.

Synonym: punctum proximum.


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Gateway technology

The point is that you get your gene into an universal vector from which you can easily transfer it into variety of destination vectors without any need of further PCR as PCR is often troublesome and introduces mutations.

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Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gateway technology
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Hi all, I apologize if this is a dumb question-I'm quite new to the biology field and to be honest at this point I'm not even sure if I'm asking the right things. I am wondering what the best way to do a field test on, say, a lake or puddle, to check the number of bacteria present ...

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