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To remove or extirpate the ovaries of, as a sow or a bitch; to castrate (a female animal).

Origin: Cf. Armor. Spac'hein, spaza to geld, W. Dyspaddu to geld, L. Spado a eunuch, Gr.

(Science: zoology) The male of the red deer in his third year; a spade.

Origin: Cf. Spade a spay, Spay.

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Re: Theoretical (and probably absurd) Human Biology Question

Would it be plausible in your story to just dye them, like with the spay on tanning solution only darker?

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by jfeather
Mon Jul 11, 2011 12:46 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Theoretical (and probably absurd) Human Biology Question
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Multiple genes cloning

... and transform plant cells. Then you will regenerate plats and grow them on the antibiotic containing media to select for transformants. Then you spay them with the inducer (some chemical or hormone) to get the expression of the other 2 genes. Theoretically, you can put all three genes under the ...

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by Cat
Tue Jan 20, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Multiple genes cloning
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