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Stripe

stripe

1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of colour or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe.

2. A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.

3. A strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different colour; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment.

4. A stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark. Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed. (Deut. Xxv. 3)

5. A long, narrow discolouration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like. Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes. (Thomson)

6. Colour indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe.

7. The chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer. Stars and Stripes. See Star.

Origin: OD. Strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. Stripe, D. Streep, Dan. Stribe, G. Strief, striefen, MHG. Striefen to glide, march.


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Gene enhancers/repressors in Drosophilia stripes

... interacting with the enhancers at different gradients along the fly and when enhancers are "on", transcription can occur and a stripe can be made. I just can't seem to understand the details behind this.

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by bwooten28
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:56 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene enhancers/repressors in Drosophilia stripes
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Gene enhancers/repressors in Drosophilia stripes

Hey guys, Question that I can't seem to answer correctly/articulate in the right way. Gene expresses 2 stripes, 1 in the anterior and 1 in the posterior. The same activator binds to both enhancers and is required for expression in both the ant and post stripe. Activator is ...

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by bwooten28
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:44 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene enhancers/repressors in Drosophilia stripes
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Re: Help for identification of bird

... birders seem to have given a name to every inch on a bird's body. Do you know where to find a bird's wing bars, primaries, superciliary and malar stripe? These diagrams will help: Detailed Diagrams of the Parts of the Bird Body Head—Identify the supercilium, orbital ring, and crown... Body—Identify ...

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by rose67
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:49 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help for identification of bird
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Re: Welp.

I actually too, have this. I will post attached pic. My eyes aren't completely different, but my left eye has a stripe down it almost like a cateye. I searched for movie with girl with different colored eye and twin, only because a girl exclaimed "YOU ARE LIKE THAT GIRL IN ...

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by lraebennett
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:56 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: two different color eyes
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Re: Welp.

I actually too, have this. I will post attached pic. My eyes aren't completely different, but my left eye has a stripe down it almost like a cateye. I searched for movie with girl with different colored eye and twin, only because a girl exclaimed "YOU ARE LIKE THAT GIRL IN ...

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by kabisatfebi
Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: two different color eyes
Replies: 141
Views: 255173
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