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(Science: dentistry) The act of drawing or pulling the teeth.

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Re: The Arabinose Operon

They've had a long slow start; it's nice to see Scitable getting some traction.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: The Arabinose Operon
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Plate tectonic activity ideas

... with electricity and water. As for the band, I would use some thick plastic if possible with some ridges of one sort or another to improve the traction on the liquid. Bubble wrap for example. I can see 2 rolling pins on some sort of legs with bands of bubble wrap (bubble side out/flat side ...

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by canalon
Wed May 06, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plate tectonic activity ideas
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I need your help on cellular traction forces

With my personal interest, I am developing an approach of traction force microscopy (TFM), but I need some images to test my program. Can you provide me some images without and with cells on ? I would like to pay 100 bucks for it. Thank you very much. ...

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by James Yang
Wed Nov 29, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I need your help on cellular traction forces
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Views: 765

The Fiber Disease

... set, but there was degradation in performance after each capture/release cycle. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton, 2002 Jun, 52(2), 97 - 106 Micropatterning tractional forces in living cells; Wang N et al.; Here we describe a method for quantifying traction in cells that are physically constrained within ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245342

Flies and walls...

... contain numerous hairs that secrete an oily substance that causes the tips of the hairs to adhere to the surface. This substance provides the traction and stickiness that allows insects to hold on to smooth surfaces, such as glass.

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by David George
Fri Jun 09, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Flies and walls...
Replies: 3
Views: 3104
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