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(1) A copy of the template.

(2) A duplication, especially of a procedure in tests or experiments to verify results.


Word origin: from Latin replicare (to copy)


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chamber?! left or right?

... by the position or directionality of the Aorta, Venae cavae, etc. Normally, the heart will be facing you as if it was a patient, whether on paper, replica, or actual heart.

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by ChesneMD
Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chamber?! left or right?
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Screening of a mutation?

... that way. On the other hand if you are looking for bacteria that suddenly become unable to synthesize thiamine from scratch, you will have to do replica plating on MM and MM+Thiamine. If a clone grow only on the supplemented plate, you know that your gene has been disrupted.

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by canalon
Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Screening of a mutation?
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Views: 1736

Mapping mutants-how to interpret expreiment results.

... arginine and tryptophan and (b) glucose minimal agar containing arginine and thiamin. The colonies recovered on these selective media were then replica plated onto a variety of other media to screen for the inheritance of the non-selected markers as indicated in Table 1 below. Use these data ...

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by turlaa
Wed May 19, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Mapping mutants-how to interpret expreiment results.
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If you are looking for auxotrophs, replica plating is the best. You can inoculate a lot of isolates in several diff media (like minimal medium, etc) in one go.

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by mkwaje
Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: mutation
Replies: 3
Views: 1713


Does replica plating method help to identify that mutation has occured?

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by ishmit
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: mutation
Replies: 3
Views: 1713
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