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1. One of several identical processes or observations.

2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

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DNA changes?

... appearance-environmental changes, your diet, vitamin deficiencies, almost anything, really. I don't think that your DNA can change; it just replicates. Are there any things that you have changed in your diet or environment? -EF

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by efralin
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA changes?
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Is this true?

Is it true that we don't know exactly how the cell replicates itself?

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by Anonymous99
Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is this true?
Replies: 2
Views: 443

plasmid extraction on 1.5% agarose gel

... 8-9kb based on the marker ( my plasmids should be 8-9 kb), what is the upper band? Also I have three plasmids and I did this in a set of four replicates

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by cah2010
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:23 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: plasmid extraction on 1.5% agarose gel
Replies: 5
Views: 815

Lonza MycoAlert test

Does anyone know how robust this kit is? For example, can you answer these questions: How many replicates of the same sample are good to test? I've gotten false positives AND false negatives from the same sample, how to avoid false responses? Akron Biotech makes a solution ...

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by faure1861
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lonza MycoAlert test
Replies: 0
Views: 985

Why do cells age?

... said about telomeres. Telomeres are repeating (and I'm pretty sure, noncoding) sequences of DNA at the tips of chromosomes. As the cell repeatedly replicates itself, bits of the ends of the chromosome don't copy, so the telomere part is giving the chromosomes leeway. Eventually, the telomere shortenings ...

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by animus
Sat May 19, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do cells age?
Replies: 22
Views: 11260
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