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slice

1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.

2. That which is thin and broad, like a slice. Specifically: A broad, thin piece of plaster.

A salver, platter, or tray.

A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.

A plate of iron with a handle, forming a kind of chisel, or a spadelike implement, variously proportioned, and used for various purposes, as for stripping the planking from a vessel's side, for cutting blubber from a whale, or for stirring a fire of coals; a slice bar; a peel; a fire shovel.

A removable sliding bottom to galley. Slice bar, a kind of fire iron resembling a poker, with a broad, flat end, for stirring a fire of coals, and clearing it and the grate bars from clinkers, ashes, etc.; a slice.

Origin: OE. Slice, sclice, OF. Esclice, from esclicier, esclichier, to break to pieces, of German origin; cf. OHG. Slizan to split, slit, tear, G. Schleissen to slit. See Slit.


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... sequencing methods. And separation of chromosomes by dissection by laser is also nothing new. This is not a problem again. After scanning slices should not be necessary. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5292236&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fiel5%2F5238710%2F5292053%2F05292236.pdf%3Farnumber%3D5292236 ...

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by enarees
Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Slicing frozen chromosomes with lasers and scanning with SEM
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Problems with FluoroJade staining

... so excuse if something is out of place. The sections swallow and wrinkle and some of them even get out of the slide. It's typically perfused brain slices, preserved in antifreeze at -20C as a free floating section, washed in PBS, mounted in slide (super frost, positively charged) and dry overnight. ...

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by fabulousparrot
Mon May 20, 2013 1:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Problems with FluoroJade staining
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Microorganisms and organic preservation?

... dehumidifying, aging, and adding ascorbic acid. So far I have found one process that sort of worked with kiwis. I sliced the kiwis into thin flat slices with a mandolin slicer, I then arranged the slices overlapping them into a circular shape and placed it in between two pieces of paper towel. ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microorganisms and organic preservation?
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Organic reactions and preservation

... dehumidifying, aging, and adding ascorbic acid. So far I have found one process that sort of worked with kiwis. I sliced the kiwis into thin flat slices with a mandolin slicer, I then arranged the slices overlapping them into a circular shape and placed it in between two pieces of paper towel. ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Organic reactions and preservation
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Re: restriction reaction on agarose gel slices

Why use gel extraction? Often EtBr seems to inhibit ligation. You could use PCR purification kits. Much faster! Or otherwise go for the good old phenol extraction (Sambrook). Quick, but dirty :)

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by citroenboom
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: restriction reaction on agarose gel slices
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