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1. To fit, adapt, or qualify for a particular purpose or condition; to make ready; to put into a state for use or application; as, to prepare ground for seed; to prepare a lesson.

Our souls, not yet prepared for upper light. (Dryden)

2. To procure as suitable or necessary; to get ready; to provide; as, to prepare ammunition and provisions for troops; to prepare ships for defence; to prepare an entertainment.

That they may prepare a city for habitation. (Ps. Cvii. 36)

Synonym: To fit, adjust, adapt, qualify, equip, provide, form, make, make, ready.

Origin: F. Preparer, L. Praeparare; prae = before _ parare to make ready.

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Re: Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... are also occurring in it. Chromatin is the combination of DNA and proteins that make up the contents of the nucleus of a cell. As the cell prepares to divide i.e. enters mitosis or meiosis. Chromatin packages more tightly to facilitate segregation of the chromosomes during anaphase.

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by andrewpasha
Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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Cell Division and Chromatid Count

... number of 8. If I'm thinking correctly, the chromosomes are pulled into individual chromatids for distribution during anaphase. When the cell prepares to split in telophase, the chromosomes are just single chromatids. The picture in my textbook pictures telophase as what appears to be 2 cells ...

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by HylaCinerea
Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Division and Chromatid Count
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Views: 5218

Re: Few questions about biology

... for mitosis. However, while it waits, it still performs its daily/normal functions. I do not know of a cell that has a daily/normal function that prepares it for mitosis. 5. No, DNA does not produce chromosomes for a cell to perform mitosis. Mitosis is a form of asexual reproduction (self replication). ...

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by Sophyclese
Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Few questions about biology
Replies: 8
Views: 10200

Polyacrylamide gel running

... which changes the pH of the buffer. So never reuse the buffer in SDS-gel electrophoresis. If you don't trust your buffer ( or the one who prepares it) buy readymade stock (available from MicroMol GmbH and other suppliers).

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by andyde
Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Polyacrylamide gel running
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Adrenaline and Noradrenaline???

They are stress hormones. Prepares the organism for the 'fight or flight' reaction. What does your body needs to think, decide or run away? The answer is glucose. Isn't it?

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by Poison
Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adrenaline and Noradrenaline???
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