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1. The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.

2. (Science: surgery) same as tail, 8 .

3. Sexual intercourse.

4. The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.

5. (Science: chemical) The refuse part of stamped ore, thrown behind the tail of the buddle or washing apparatus. It is dressed over again to secure whatever metal may exist in it. Called also tails.

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Re: Have all human genes been identified?

... may be more functions of alternative-spliced products of the gene waiting to be identified. Also: Alternative start codons Alternative poly-A tailing RNA editing (such as conversion of a base to inosine) Association of peptide chains into quartenary structures, with potential for alternative ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Have all human genes been identified?
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Radioactivity Q

... with the restriction enzyme Alu I. (Lambda DNA is cut 143 times with Alu I). The following reaction was set up: 17ul H2O (ul = microlitres) 6ul 5x tailing buffer 2ul Alu I cut lambda DNA 2ul 1mM dCTP 2ul 32p DTP 1ul (15U) of TdT The reaction mix was incubated at 37C and after 5min, 2ul aliquots ...

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by monkey07
Tue May 05, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Radioactivity Q
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introns and exons

... different sizes of cDNA that are observed. And this should give you the answer to the question. B- Your map should be of the DNA, no capping or tailing involved. Just introns and exons. You should also consider the answer to A, because it is important. Name your exons (YFG1 to YFG4) and locate ...

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by canalon
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: introns and exons
Replies: 9
Views: 8582

Streaked DNA

Hm. I guess I would have called that "tailing" rather than "streaking" but I may be splitting hairs. The background certainly looks streakish to me, but I imagine this is a blot or something that was end-labeled? It's not uncommon ...

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by blcr11
Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Streaked DNA
Replies: 5
Views: 2875

help on correct descriptive statistics of a project

... clustering together in some way? Does the histogram of ungrouped data look like a uniform distribution, or is there any sign of either skewing or tailing or more than one mean or of clustering by groups? I haven’t seen anything yet that strongly convinces me to switch from means and parametric ...

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by blcr11
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help on correct descriptive statistics of a project
Replies: 4
Views: 4105
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