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1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup.

2. (Science: astronomy) aries, the sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of march. The constellation Aries, which does not now, as formerly, occupy the sign of the same name.

3. An engine of war used for butting or battering. Specifically: In ancient warfare, a long beam suspended by slings in a framework, and used for battering the walls of cities; a battering-ram.

A heavy steel or iron beak attached to the prow of a steam war vessel for piercing or cutting down the vessel of an enemy; also, a vessel carrying such a beak.

4. A hydraulic ram. See Hydraulic.

5. The weight which strikes the blow, in a pile driver, steam hammer, stamp mill, or the like.

6. The plunger of a hydraulic press. Ram's horn.

A low semicircular work situated in and commanding a ditch.

Alternative forms: ramshorn] .

(Science: paleontology) An ammonite.

Origin: AS. Ramm, ram; akin to OHG. & D. Ram, Prov. G. Ramm, and perh. To Icel. Ramr strong.

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TLDA screening analysis

We asked to AB for the capacity of the computer. We bought a omputer stronger than what is required. Whe have 8G of RAM just for this. and the soft still too slow. So we are looking for an alternative. Thank you.

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Re: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?

... To make it as easy as possible for us to see all the variables and how they are formed I wrote a minimal code subroutine to save on disk (and in RAM) a list of 1 to 8 letter codons in Base4 or Base5. The lines of code to save to disk can later be removed, for use in the chromosome illustration ...

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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:18 am
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Topic: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?
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Isothermal mRNA amplification on solid state?

... in iso-thermal condition,primer attached on the solid surface. Are there anyone else know about that techniques? I also take a look at RCA and RAM but it seems unsatify my purpose because i need to amplify the mRNA not amplify the signal. I hope to receive your advices soon. My email: tranduy.bio@gmail.com ...

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by ttrndy
Mon Mar 07, 2011 6:22 am
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Topic: Isothermal mRNA amplification on solid state?
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Genetics question

... two alleles at this locus: Awt White Dominant, a black recessive. What would be the percentage of black sheep in the next generation when a black Ram is mated with white ewes chosen at Random in the flock ? And here is what I think Frequency of black sheep aa is 1/1000 = 0.001 Frequency of the ...

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by sammyscuba
Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics question
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Mitosis and Meiosis

... said that the apical meristem is the region where mitosis occurs - and then it said what tissue each primary meristem forms, never specifying the RAM is just one big mersitem complex... Maybe you should write a clear botany book that teacherless students like myself could learn from :lol:

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by MrMistery
Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Mitosis and Meiosis
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