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One who, or that which, points. Specifically:

The hand of a timepiece.

(Science: zoology) One of a breed of dogs trained to stop at scent of game, and with the nose point it out to sportsmen.

(Science: astronomy) diagonal braces sometimes fixed across the hold.

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How (and why!) are biological datasets/systems analysed?

Thanks for your reply. Yes, sorry for the hopelessly vague questions...I was given a pointer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioinformatics which looks like a helpful starting point.

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by jaybee99
Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How (and why!) are biological datasets/systems analysed?
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Views: 3384

Re: solvent which dissolve miconazole, in vivo experiment

... your sample in a glass vial, checking its dissolution between each addition. When the drug appears dissolved, check its dissolution with a laser pointer using the Tyndall effect (http://www.answers.com/topic/tyndall-effect). Put the same volume of DMSO into a second vial as a no-miconazole control. ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Jun 04, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: solvent which dissolve miconazole, in vivo experiment
Replies: 2
Views: 3878

Genetical ratios

I was hoping sumone would be be able to help me out here by giving me sum pointer into the importance of ratios in genetical crosses. (dihybrid cross)

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by Killburn
Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetical ratios
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Re: Is There A Living Thing With NO CELLS?

... teacher method. My grade 12 bio teacher did a similar thing, he said anyone to make a lazer beam that can burn a piece of paper out of a lazer pointer would get an A. He is clearly proving a point, he is saying that, because living things without cells does not exist. Sorry budday.

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by Darwin420
Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is There A Living Thing With NO CELLS?
Replies: 33
Views: 14379


... that actually provides a clear correlation between the structural change and the reason for the inability of infection. If someone could give me a pointer in the right direction or has any ideas it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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by intali
Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Malaria
Replies: 3
Views: 2047
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