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1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.

2. A wooden pin, or nail, on which to hang things, as coats, etc. Hence, colloquially and figuratively: A support; a reason; a pretext; as, a peg to hang a claim upon.

3. One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.

4. One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.

5. A step; a degree; especially. In the slang phrase To take one down peg. To screw papal authority to the highest peg. (barrow) And took your grandess down a peg. (Hudibras) Peg ladder, a ladder with but one standard, into which cross pieces are inserted. Peg tankard, an ancient tankard marked with pegs, so as divide the liquor into equal portions. Drink down to your peg. . Peg tooth. See fleam tooth under Fleam. Peg top, a boy's top which is spun by throwing it. Screw peg, a small screw without a head, for fastening soles.

Origin: OE. Pegge; cf. Sw. Pigg, Dan. Pig a point, prickle, and E. Peak.

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the mannitol concentration

Look to Vyroubalov√° et al. 2009; we have used PEG, but in Materials and Methods is reference to article, from which we took the concentration, there may be also mannitol. However, as I said, mannitol will influence the plant growth by itself, so ...

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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... flaws in religious though and writing, really took a jump. I now had others who thought like I did, but weren't trying to cram the convoluted peg of religion into the very different shaped hole of reality. But I still had 'faith' that there was a god out there. It took a long time to prove ...

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analyzing a ligation before transformation

You had better add PEG to ligation buffer.

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by ShineGene
Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:17 am
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Topic: analyzing a ligation before transformation
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PEG c.d.

I too was looking for the function of PEG 8000, came across this forum topic, then the following product, and thought I'd post it back here: From USB Corporation, their PEG 8000 product page (I can't post the URL since I have less than 5 posts ...

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The Fiber Disease

... works in a face to face, one on one, meeting with anyone who has been trained in how to use the Delphi Technique. With thanks to Sandy Vanderberg, Peg Luksik and others http://www.learn-usa.com/transformation_process/acf002.htm

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