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tip

1. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear. To the very tip of the nose. (Shak)

2. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.

3. A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

4. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

5. Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Origin: Akin to D. & Dan. Tip, LG. & Sw. Tipp, G. Zipfel, and probably to E. Tap a plug, a pipe.


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Genetics Pedigree Help Required

... in the pedigree of Family B, is inheritance of this hearing loss trait consistent with an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern? (Tip: assume autosomal dominant and assign genotypes of affected and unaffected individuals, then assume autosomal recessive and assign genotypes of ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
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Views: 30

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... their toddlers? What about the white women who drowned her kids in her car and then tried to blame it on a black man? And that's just the very tip of the iceberg. Dr. Jim? LMAO. I want to know where you got that doctorate. :lol:

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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electrophoretic mobility shift assay (EMSA)

... still, my samples won't sink into the gel fast enough and by the time they migrate into the gel the blue front is nowhere... Do anyone have a good tip what went wrong? (I use 6% non-danaturing PAA gel without a stacking gel, I pre-run it at 100V for 1h, I rinse the wells before loading, I don't ...

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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: 645

Help with biological metaphor?

haha - entschuldige bitte JackBean. Jetzt hab ich es auch gesehen. Vielen Dank für den Tip mit den Flechten. Das geht vielleicht. Liebe Grüsse

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by bebe13
Wed May 29, 2013 11:17 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with biological metaphor?
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Pedigree Analysis

... be affected too (single X chromosome). 2. Thus, it's an autosomal (see above) recessive (since neither parent affected, it cannot be dominant). Tip: in pedigree analysis you must identify what it cannot possibly be and then you will be left with only possibility.

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by Cat
Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:09 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree Analysis
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