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Pestle

pestle

An instrument in the shape of a rod with one rounded and weighted extremity, used for bruising, breaking, grinding, and mixing substances in a mortar.

Origin: L. Pistillum, fr. Pinso, or piso, to pound


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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... case they are dropped and contaminated) Garlic Grapefruit seeds Scissors Forceps Pipette (10-100µl) with sterile tips Distilled water Mortar & pestle Scalpel CD Writer Pen, for writing on the plate. Bunsen burner and heat mat 4. Using the pipette, put 50µl of E. coli broth onto each agar plate. ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 7249

Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... case they are dropped and contaminated) Garlic Grapefruit seeds Scissors Forceps Pipette (10-100µl) with sterile tips Distilled water Mortar & pestle Scalpel CD Writer Pen, for writing on the plate. Bunsen burner and heat mat 4. Using the pipette, put 50µl of E. coli broth onto each agar plate. ...

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by Squirrell
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:16 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 7249

Protein contamination in bottle gourd DNA extraction

... gourd (Lagenaria siceraria, Cucurbitaceae). With the Caryophillids, I incubate the single seed in CTAB buffer for one hour, grind with pellet pestle, and proceed as normal, no liquid nitrogen is used. With bottle gourds, I've been excising a small amount of embryo tissue and attempting the ...

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by logan
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:02 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Protein contamination in bottle gourd DNA extraction
Replies: 2
Views: 1879

PLANT DNA EXTRACTION by using CTAB Method

... of DNA by using CTAB method. The first step in this method is freeze the tissue rapidly in liquid nitrogen and grind to a powder with mortar and pestle. My question is can do this DNA extraction without liquid nitrogen? What is the function of liquid nitrogen? Can be use this extraction product ...

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by veniesh
Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PLANT DNA EXTRACTION by using CTAB Method
Replies: 4
Views: 10845

The Fiber Disease

... air-dried under low intensity sunshine (25°C) for one week, and then oven dried at 40°C for 48 h. Dried leaves were crushed with a morter and a pestle and ground to a fine powder with a manual blender. The powdered samples were freezedried at -54°C for 48 h to ensure complete removal of water. ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5426871
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