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The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind. As a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer. (Sir W. Scott)

Origin: Cf. Icel. Sl, and E. Sleuth.

1. A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.

2. A bolt or bar for fastening a door.

3. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; especially, one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.

Origin: LG. & D. Slot a lock, from a verb meaning to close, to shut, D. Sluiten; akin to G. Schliessen, OHG. Sliozan, OFries. Slta, and probably to L. Claudere. Cf. Close, Sluice.

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yes, look up the slot machine experiment by salvador luria

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by MrMistery
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:38 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: mutation
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Re: Transpiration - please help!

Hi, this is the answer of 1st question: Water make the guard cells to be full, the slot between 2 cells open widely.So, the traspiration takes play strongly. There are some association between the water molecules together as well as the water molecules and the pipe's ...

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by lehaiyen
Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:24 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration - please help!
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I need help!! so what is a slot blot exactly, why do we directly add cells to the membrane without first extracting the DNA? Thankkkkkkssssssssss a loottttt.. :D :D

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by oinique
Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:33 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Views: 1012

Low transfection efficiency and lack of protein expresson

... the 98KDa product but not the larger ones....is this problem solely a matter of construct size or am I missing something more basic??? I have also slot blotted and immunostained the corresponding lysates, immunopercipitates and supernatnats of the aforementioined transfections which didn't work ...

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by angels
Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Low transfection efficiency and lack of protein expresson
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Views: 2259

The Fiber Disease

... the classification of every switch is left up to the manufacturer. Director switches are characterized by offering a high port-count in a modular (slot-based) chassis with no single point of failure (high availability). Fabric switches are typically fixed-configuration (sometimes semi-modular) ...

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by London
Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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