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Satellites

satellite

1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. The satellites of power.

2. (Science: astronomy) A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See solar system, under Solar.

(Science: zoology) Satellite moth, a handsome European noctuid moth (Scopelosoma satellitia).

Origin: F, fr. L. Stelles, -itis, an attendant.

(Science: anatomy) Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.


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(usually if they are present, they are attached to other blood cells as 'satellites') This was perhaps an over-generalization; platelets do appear also as non-satellites. However, in my experience platelets often look more 'fuzzy' or blurry, so these still don't ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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What do you think these are, in my blood?

With a quick look I doubt that they are platelets (usually if they are present, they are attached to other blood cells as 'satellites'). Not certain though, some more details about the stain would be nice indeed. Also, do you happen to have any images with white blood cells, this might ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9258

The missing link

... with the higher force until we managed and circulated communication and managed to rise our selves to the privilege observation on the height of satellites. Now we can observe anything much more differently that the way we used to observe. This level climbing has been our mean for intelligence ...

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by polential
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The missing link
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Using Satellite DNA for DNA profiling

Hey a short question: I read that Satellite DNA can't be used for DNA profiling, as it is just 'too large', in contrast to mini and micro satellites. Why is this the case? Is it just to difficult to amplify? best regards, noobo

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by noobo4
Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:45 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Using Satellite DNA for DNA profiling
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Re: Satellite colonies in pGLO E. coli culture

... the ampicillin resistence and the green gene. We saw after our procedure that there were colonies of E. coli which were green, and then little satellites around them that were NOT green. This would show you that they the satellites were not transformed. Also, after the first few days sitting ...

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by BEKK
Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:55 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Satellite colonies in pGLO E. coli culture
Replies: 4
Views: 3635
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