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Ochre

ochre

(Science: chemical) A impure earthy ore of iron or a ferruginous clay, usually red (hematite) or yellow (limonite), used as a pigment in making paints, etc. The name is also applied to clays of other colours.

A metallic oxide occurring in earthy form; as, tungstic ocher or tungstite.

Origin: F.ocre, L. Ochra, fr. Gr, from pale, pale yellow.

(Science: chemical) See Ocher.


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Re: no repeat sequences in exons of genes?

... production. If it had stops (stop codons) , then that would be the end of the protein synthesis at that first stop codon, unless amber/opal/ochre tRNA's are considered (phew!), or unlikely editing by APOBEC family...(!). If it had no stop codons whatsoever (very unlikely), then a readthru ...

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by merv
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:37 am
 
Forum: Genetics
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The Fiber Disease

... repeated refractions, transfusing the way. Perpetual prisms, crystals catching the light, show spectral sensations spiraling right. Opalescent ochre warms an amberlite glow, release-factor hybrids, in layers they grow. Silicon silk weaves a serpentine star, as diatoms dance, fluorescing feldspar. ...

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by codon blue
Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... start codons are also used. The three stop codons have been given names: UAG is amber , UGA is opal (sometimes also called umber), and UAA is ochre . "Amber" was named after its discoverer Harris Bernstein, whose last name means "amber" in German. The other two stop codons ...

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by codon blue
Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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