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optimum

The best or most suitable; e.g., denoting the dose of a remedy likely to give most benefit with fewest side effects, the temperature or pH at which an enzyme has maximal activity.

Origin: L. Ntr. Sing. Of optimus, best Most favorable condition or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances.Ideal, a situation where the best result is attained.


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Re: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm

If the new selective pressure is constant in time, then any deviation from the "optimum" will be selected against. The most mutation-resistant synonym will be selected for. If the new selective pressure is short lived, (but extends over a number of generations), ...

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by Cat
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm
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Views: 10739

Re: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm

... but which may have different susceptibilities to mutation. If the new selective pressure is constant in time, then any deviation from the "optimum" will be selected against. The most mutation-resistant synonym will be selected for. If the new selective pressure is short lived, (but ...

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by Rap
Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:39 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm
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Please Help Identify My Unkown Bacteria!!

... Genus and/or species would be greatly appreciated. Initial Observation: opaque/ off white, slightly clump, slight growth on nutrient agar Presumed Optimum temp: 37C Oxygen Requiremets: Facultative Anerobe Bacillus shape (small rods) gram negative non spore forming not acid fast NEGATIVE for casein, ...

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by KingsMomi
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:40 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Please Help Identify My Unkown Bacteria!!
Replies: 2
Views: 3573

Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown

... but I thought that was only due to introduction of oxygen. I dont know. Acid fast stains were shown to form chains with rods and spores optimum temperature ranges from 20- 45 and mostly likes 37 Growth was seen mostly at the top of the tube The TSA plate shows a creamy white with a slight ...

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by ccapelouto838
Thu May 03, 2012 5:21 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown
Replies: 12
Views: 6764

A question I'm finding hard to answer (recombinant protein)

... are different from eukaryotic promoters. In designing the expression experiment, a bacterial promoter sequence should be selected that is optimum for the desired expression levels and this must be cloned into the expression vector upstream of the foreign gene to be expressed. 2- Eukaryotic ...

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by ibz52002
Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:45 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: A question I'm finding hard to answer (recombinant protein)
Replies: 9
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