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Separable

separable

Capable of being separated, disjoined, disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in which they exist. Separableness, Separably, Trials permit me not to doubt of the separableness of a yellow tincture from gold. (boyle)

Origin: L. Separabilis: cf. F. Separable.


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A few questions about DNA and isolation/viscosity!

... I know that DNA has a deoxy portion on the ribose, and is double stranded instead of single, but is this what allows it to be soluble and separable in certain solvents that RNA cant? and if so how exactly? - what base does to DNA and how it affects its viscosity if at all...does it base ...

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by seabreeze
Wed Apr 09, 2008 7:26 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A few questions about DNA and isolation/viscosity!
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