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A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and fuel it requires, thus dispensing with a tender. Tank iron, plate iron thinner than boiler plate, and thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron.

(Science: zoology) Tank worm, a small nematoid worm found in the water tanks of india, supposed by some to be the young of the guinea worm.

Origin: Pg. Tanque, L. Stangum a pool; or perhaps of East Indian origin. Cf. Stank.

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Virtual reality vs real life

... could you do things or create things that aren't impossible in real life ? 3. Could your body be asleep and live in something such as a flotation tank and your mind in VR ?

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by newuser
Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Virtual reality vs real life
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Re: Western transfer failure

... too, I had this transfer problem once when I forgot to add SDS in transfer buffer. I was transferring two 12% SDS-PAGE gels to PVDF in one tank. 100V, 1 hr. One gel transferred fine, another went backwards to blot paper after 1 hr. Did I just arrange backwards? Did lack of SDS mess with ...

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Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Western transfer failure
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electrophoretic mobility shift assay (EMSA)

... PAA gel elfo, and since then (using the same buffers, equipment, settings) I don't see the blue front line at all! Also, the RioRad gel running tank shuts down every few minutes saying "arcing detected". Then I stop the current and restart, it runs for a few mintues and shuts down ...

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by kk
Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: electrophoretic mobility shift assay (EMSA)
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Views: 2008

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... in lab work, or even the presence of such materials in the workplace which may pose an industrial hazard (like the inside of a rusting steel tank). I stumbled onto this post looking for some alternative 'oxygen grabbers' to use for food storage (prevent rancidity). However... on the biology ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
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Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included

... Put them in water and feed with blood meal, and they might survive for a while. They swim around like little fish. cute! Treatment of the tank is as for any parasite infestation. You can buy treatment from any aquarium shop. You wouldn't want to be handling every fish in the tank!

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included
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