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Smear

smear

1. To overspread with anything unctuous, viscous, or adhesive; to daub; as, to smear anything with oil. Smear the sleepy grooms with blood.

2. To soil in any way; to contaminate; to pollute; to stain morally; as, to be smeared with infamy.

Origin: OE. Smeren, smerien, AS. Smierwan, smyrwan, fr. Smeoru fat, grease; akin to D. Smeren, OHG. Smirwen, G. Schmieren, Icel. Smyrja to anoint. See Smear.


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by Hellsinggareeg
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:39 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
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Views: 1847

An interesting PCR smearing...I dont know what to do :(

Just a stupid idea, but if you digest your DNA with some RE cutting between your primers, do you get rid of the smear?

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:08 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An interesting PCR smearing...I dont know what to do :(
Replies: 9
Views: 6216

Re: An interesting PCR smearing...I dont know what to do :(

... for amplifying all 3 exons . Interestingly sometimes I do get a single bright band , but this happens for 1 in 10 samples and rest appear as smear . I checked the DNA quality and its good ,,..Really I dont know what to do next .. plz suggest. Thanks.

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by priyah
Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An interesting PCR smearing...I dont know what to do :(
Replies: 9
Views: 6216

Re: Re:

... I suppose that could allow their presence in the blood film, although technically that is bacteremia then. Nevertheless, those dots in the smear still don't quite seem like bacteria in my opinion, but I cannot say for certain from the images you posted. After all, a common Staphylococcus ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 8620

Re: What do you think these are, in my blood?

... anything there except for platelets that are underlying/overlying your RBCs. I would like to know what the stains are and what led you to do a smear which would make this a lot easier. If it was an intracellular parasite, it would be staining well with Giemsa and we would be able to see some ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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