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Quick-stop mutant

quick-stop mutant

A bacterial mutant that ceases replication immediately when the temperature reaches a certain level.

Compare: temperature-sensitive mutant.

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Theories - Origin of Life

... chance of the mutation changing it to a T, rather than an A or a G. A quick multiplication shows that the probability of this mutation happening ... Then, if the effect of the harmful mutation is greater, the double mutant will be selected out and the beneficial one will have to arise in ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128152

Re: Re:

... virus haemagglutinin have typically very high affinity), which are quickly able to initiate an immune response that eliminates the virus. However, ... in eradicating the virus, but have a better chance to catch the mutant ones as well. However, with bad luck they can also recognize self ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How does negative selection in the thymus get around viral a
Replies: 3
Views: 7060

Re: Mitochondrial transformation?

I totally agree that mutant mitochondrial DNA can transform the cells. Because the mitochondrial DNA is easily changed without histone protection, So it is important factor to tumor formation. Quick and Easy Diagnosis for Mitochondrial Disorders (labslink research news) may be helpful.

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by twiuisei
Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Mitochondrial transformation?
Replies: 5
Views: 3721

Quick Question-

In the following paragraph, many strands are used, how did they use each strands for the preparation of mutant TCR library? Construction of 2C CDR3α DNA library 2Cα and 2Cβ cDNAs, were cloned into the murine stem cell virus (MSCV) retroviral vector in a bicistronic configuration ...

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by vithuramaharajah
Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Quick Question-
Replies: 1
Views: 2311

to dominant or not to dominant that is the question

so a recessive allele is basicly a mutant gene? ah... well I guess that is beyond the level of my understanding, but thanks for the quick replays.

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by Paragonidae
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: to dominant or not to dominant that is the question
Replies: 17
Views: 8378
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