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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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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: 278

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.
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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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Views: 1768

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: 516

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
Replies: 4
Views: 1532
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