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1. An object fixed as goal or point of examination.

2. In the ophthalmometer, the mire.

Synonym: target organ.

4. Anode of an x-ray tube.

See: x-ray.

Origin: It. Targhetta, a small shield

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Re: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist

... locations in order to perform their functions. Unless we are talking about LTR promoters of native genes, this does seem to be the case. Re. locus targeting, see http://erv-faq-for-creationists.wikispaces.com/Don%27t+retroviruses+target+particular+locations+in+the+DNA%3F+Doesn%27t+this+explain+corresponding+ERVs%3F

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by BarryDesborough
Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist
Replies: 5
Views: 2097

Please guide me about these restriction enzymes

you must select enzyme that cut your plasmid in one (or two) determined sequense and also not your target gene.

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by hematologym
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please guide me about these restriction enzymes
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Views: 1188

Meiosis prophase I crossover

... xBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBB CCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCx xCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCC hhhhhhhhhhhhh The specialist proteins re-attach the segments to the target chromatids: BBBBBBBxxBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBBxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCC CCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBB They can then report: A crossover has been ...

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by gs99
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Meiosis prophase I crossover
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Views: 2341

Cellular Reincarnation

... I directed my nearest competitors to go left, after which most of them unsuspectingly raced off in the wrong direction and I reached the target before the others could. Immediately after I crawled through the opening located in the curved transparent wall it closed, shutting my rivals ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
Replies: 0
Views: 2003

Red lichen on most rocks but not some

... exposure to sunlight? or being a dam I am sure they have catchment maintenance and one of the jobs would be to keep noxious weeds at bay. So the target species of weeds they may have sprayed at the bottom of the lichen growth may of oversprayed from drift onto t he rocks and killed the lichen ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Red lichen on most rocks but not some
Replies: 3
Views: 1459
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