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1. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a corrugation; a crease; a slight fold; as, wrinkle in the skin; a wrinkle in cloth. The wrinkles in my brows. Within I do not find wrinkles and used heart, but unspent youth. (Emerson)

2. Hence, any roughness; unevenness. Not the least wrinkle to deform the sky. (Dryden)

3. [Perhaps a different word, and a dim. AS. Wrenc a twisting, deceit. Cf. Wrench] A notion or fancy; a whim; as, to have a new wrinkle.

Origin: OE. Wrinkil, AS. Wrincle; akin to OD. Wrinckel, and prob. To Dan. Rynke, Sw. Rynka, Icel. Hrukka, OHG. Runza, G. Runzel, L. Ruga.

1. To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate; as, wrinkle the skin or the brow. Sport that wrinkled care derides. Her wrinkled form in black and white arrayed. (pope)

2. Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way. A keen north wind that, blowing dry, Wrinkled the face of deluge, as decayed. (milton) Then danced we on the wrinkled sand. (bryant) To wrinkle at, to sneer at.

Origin: Wrinkled; Wrinkling.

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Problems with FluoroJade staining

... 5 min 80% ethanol, 20% NaOH/ 5 min 100% ethanol/ 3 min 80% ethanol 2) 2 minutes 70% ethanol/ 1 min 70% Ethanol 3) 1 minute dH2O (here is where the wrinkles start to show up) the rest of the protocol is as it follows: 4) 15 minutes in 0.06 % potassium permanganate (by then tissue might be already ...

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by fabulousparrot
Mon May 20, 2013 1:47 pm
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Topic: Problems with FluoroJade staining
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Why do humans get wrinkles as they age?

Such does not happen to animals. Why does it happen to humans? We just get so ugly when we get old.

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by SpacePerson
Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do humans get wrinkles as they age?
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What sequence in the DNA initiates the cells duplication ?

... as well as tried to contact Dr. Michael R. Hayden regarding this topic. I would apreciate any and all criticism, as this will work out all the wrinkles in the project. Thanks for reading. ~ali076~

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by ali076
Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What sequence in the DNA initiates the cells duplication ?
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It really is stupid, as Botox is not a cure for the wrinkles -- just a "band-aid", so to speak. One needs these injections several times a year. Perhaps if it were more permanent, I'd think of it as a better idea.

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by crashxxbrn
Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: botox=botulinum?
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I think it's stupid to deal with Botox just to get rid of some wrinkles. Just as it's stupid to eat this Japanase fish ( don't remember the name) which pararlyses you if the poisonous parts have not been removed properly....

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by Dustfinger
Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: botox=botulinum?
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