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Strain

A tearing injury to muscle. Usually causes some degree of bleeding within the muscle tissue (haematoma). (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; a new strain of microorganisms.(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress; his responsibilities were a constant strain; the mental Strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him.A variation of a particular species that possesses minor differences in its characteristics though still remain distinguishable. A different group of species(microbiology).


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How

1) how do you insert single gene? 2) what strain do you use? Is it autotroph or heterotroph?

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: How
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Identifying Positive and Negative Controls

A scientist is testing some bread for two strains of bacteria. He is going to use a sensor that will not react to the B strain of the bacteria, but will change from red to purple if strain A is present. What are the positive and negative controls? ...

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by captaindustbunny
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:03 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identifying Positive and Negative Controls
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Views: 321

Re: single bacterium

Is it possible that some colonies are derived directly from more than a single bacterium (that is a single cell not strain) taken from the liquid culture? State why Should the question really be is it possible to get a viable colony from a SINGLE bacterium? That would appear to ...

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: single bacterium
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Views: 1178

Gene deletion

Well, the strain is heterotrophic for some amino acid or vitamine or something. And you use the missing gene instead of antibiotic resistance gene, so that your transformants are autotrophic (i.e. grow on media without the supplement ...

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by JackBean
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene deletion
Replies: 5
Views: 1446

Re: Gene deletion

Thanks for your relpy! Maybe I wasn't clear enought but I want to delete genes in my drug-multiresistants strains without changing the rest of the bacterial strain... The drug resistancy is naturally found in both plasmid and chromosome. Anyway, I am curious to know how does ...

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by clefg
Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene deletion
Replies: 5
Views: 1446
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