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Spurious

spurious

1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; false; adulterate.

2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. Her spurious firstborn.

(Science: zoology) Spurious primary, or Spurious quill, the bastard wing, or alula.

Synonym: Counterfeit, false, adulterate, supposititious, fictitious, bastard.

Origin: L. Spurius.


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About 'spurious stop'

... like this ' SsXpb-II showed a single start site mapping at -4 from the first ATG of the ORF, and a site internal to the ORF (+10), likely due to a spurious stop of reverse transcriptase. ' in an article named'Transcriptional response to DNA damage in the archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus' . And ...

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by houlinlin
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:40 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: About 'spurious stop'
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The Fiber Disease

C'mon Frank, keep your spurious aggrandizement in your pants....with THAT lump.

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by al
Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... will contain the primer sequences regardless of the target sequence as long as there is partial annealing during PCR, leading to potentially spurious conclusions about sequence in these regions. The 18S rDNA sequence of R. seeberi determined by this group includes the primer sequences. Although ...

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by al
Mon Dec 25, 2006 1:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... To all: I thought this was interesting....of course, my favorite University is involved- Stanford. Celling Lies More Spurious Stem-cell Claims http://www.fumento.com/biotech/celling.html

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by London
Thu May 18, 2006 11:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5560769


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