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Pellets

pellet

1. A pilule, or very small pill.

2. A small rod-shaped or ovoid dosage form that is sterile and is composed essentially of pure steroid hormones in compressed form, intended for subcutaneous implantation in body tissues; serves as a depot providing for the slow release of the hormone over an extended period of time.

Origin: Fr. Pelote; L. Pila, a ball


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extra unknown band after restriction digestion?

... bp) and there is an other band bigger than 10000bp (My marker's bigger size is 10000). Today I digested again and saw the same bands. I use stock pellets. I mean, I purify plasmid DNA from bacterial pellet and then I do restriction digest. Could it be the bacterial DNA if I could not purify well?? ...

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by genetherapy
Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:24 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: extra unknown band after restriction digestion?
Replies: 11
Views: 5069

I made a stupid mistake and need urgent help

... mistake and I need your help. While I was doing minipreps (isolating my plasmid DNA with the insert in it) I threw away all of the bacterial pellets. However, I did save 0.5 ml of the culture (LB+amp and the specific colony). How should I re-grow my colonies? I mean do I need to re-plate ...

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by moni21
Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:06 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: I made a stupid mistake and need urgent help
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?

... diets in the Canary Islands. There were up to five lizard prey species in some habitats. Their jaws and skull bones were easy to distinguish in pellets, but their vertebrae not so often. I have not a clue about fish vertebrae but I believe to remind that their scales show good taxonomic traits ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?
Replies: 1
Views: 2603

How to extract lactic acid bacteria without nutrient broth?

... the natto beans and making a paste, which would then be spread over an agar plate and incubated or 2) Centrifuging the natto and looking for pellets, inoculating the pellets on an agar plate and incubating them Uh my apologies for being wrong... Thank you!

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by fursona
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:48 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to extract lactic acid bacteria without nutrient broth?
Replies: 11
Views: 5447

dna purity is 17? what does it mean?

I also want to ask another question like this problem. Today I purified DNA from pellets. Then I read their purity and concentrations in spectrophotometer. The purities range between 1,8-1,9. Really good and concentrations are good also. Then I digest this samples ...

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by genetherapy
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: dna purity is 17? what does it mean?
Replies: 6
Views: 2682
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