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Segment

segment

(Science: biology) A portion of a larger body or structure, set off by natural or arbitrarily established boundaries.

Origin: L. Segmentum = a piece cut off


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... the short arm of the chromosome 1. RhD carries the D antigen as the most potent blood group immunogen, but it is absent from a relatively large segment of the population (i.e. Rh-negative phenotype), mainly as the result of RHD gene deletion. RHCE exists in four allelic forms and each allele ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
Replies: 1
Views: 1768

problem about DNA

Hi everyone ^_^ can u help me to solve this problem? DNA segment consist of 8000 b.p .. C is 30% .. find the number of A, T, C, G.

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by nona119
Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:26 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: problem about DNA
Replies: 1
Views: 1348

DNA

... it from the nuclease, so the DNA is cut only in regions between the histones. If the same length of DNA is wound around each histone and every DNA segment between histones gets cut, the fragments after inter-histone degradation would be roughly the same size. Perhaps the nuclease doesn't cut between ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA
Replies: 8
Views: 7618

Is the ability to segment while reading a genetic trait?

I recently attended an online class where the reading specialist running the session noted that the ability to segment (in regards to phonological awareness) is a genetically inherited trait? Is this true? What studies have been done on this?

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by amylea14
Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:28 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is the ability to segment while reading a genetic trait?
Replies: 2
Views: 2014

Restriction enzyme - I think my teacher made a mistake.

... virus X ns5 gene, was cloned into the vector, which had also been cut with PstI and EcoRI. (The chicken gene fragment replacing the smaller segment of plasmid DNA between these restriction enzyme sites). Where is says Pstl, isn't it meant to be Sstl?

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by TToe
Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Restriction enzyme - I think my teacher made a mistake.
Replies: 1
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