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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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Anti idiotype antibody

If i raise an antibody in a particular strain of mouse (BALB/c) with an antigen, the i collect that antibody ( monoclonal) and inject it into another BALB/c mouse. Would i get anti-idiotype, isotype or allotype antibody in mouse 2?

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by Microbuddy
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Anti idiotype antibody
Replies: 0
Views: 204

How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]

... terms. My experiment: Testing Kefir (a friendly 'probiotic' bacteria drink) vs. Escherichia coli (bought from Carolina Scientific- Living, K-12 Strain, Tube) I want to test how well Kefir can kill off Escherichia coli (or vice versa). What I want is to introduce around the same amount of E coli ...

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by fstevens
Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]
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Views: 1030

antibiotic overuse ???

... different conclusion. It's about saving money ?? My logic (though flawed??): a) the body has a natural defence against bacteria....not some strains, but ALL bacteria. I don't believe there is a bacteria capable of completely resisting at least some form of attack from the nody. b) at times... ...

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 4165

Please check my answers.

... while other females prefer to mate with males with no markings. I think the answer is C. 3. Luther Burbank was a plant breeder who developed a strain of potato plant that produced more tubers of larger size than other potato plants that were grown on farms at the time. This strain of potato ...

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by moondisyko
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
Replies: 1
Views: 4190


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
Replies: 4
Views: 2640
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