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by magicsiew
Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone tell me what this Mammal is please?
Replies: 11
Views: 7361

Re:

JackBean wrote:maybe rather some Nasua
http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id1795/

I think it could be South American Coati


Hi, may I know how do you find the website about the suspected animal? I mean if someone has totally no idea on what animal is that, with just a picture as source, how can we find the information on the web?
by magicsiew
Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:56 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Have you seen Arachnida with 6 legs?
Replies: 7
Views: 7132

How do you know it is arachnida if u see it has only six leg?
by magicsiew
Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology help
Replies: 1
Views: 2199

Epidemiology is the study on the health and illness level in term of population and the factors it associated with. Transmission in term of Micriobiology is the transfer of infectious disease/pathogen from one place/host to another place/host. Pathogenicity is the ability of a pathogen to cause dise...
by magicsiew
Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: how to find out inhibitor target
Replies: 3
Views: 2070

Can use microarray to see the gene expression pattern, to identify which gene is inhibited.
by magicsiew
Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PCR cDNA
Replies: 1
Views: 1507

PCR cDNA

Hi, in order to save cost of RT-PCR, I was thinking to do reverse transcription from mRNA to cDNA and use that cDNA in PCR for large scale screening purpose. I would like to ask will these two reaction give same results? Both RT-PCR using RNA and PCR using cDNA. Thank you.
by magicsiew
Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: E value confidence
Replies: 4
Views: 5174

Yes. it cant... Thank you. Hmm... still trying with other methods...
by magicsiew
Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Primers design problem
Replies: 5
Views: 3132

Yes, I am been given a name of a gene to amplify. I have done PCR/RT-PCR as what you suggested and the sequencing results come back all shows negative results. With only 2 results when BLAST-ed, shows my gene of interest, however is too low the percentage of coverage (2% only). Then I try to identif...
by magicsiew
Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postgraduate degree
Replies: 12
Views: 6954

Re:

I take it you are looking for a funded PhD?[/quote]

Yes, I am looking on it.. ^^
by magicsiew
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Banana tree
Replies: 1
Views: 2709

Banana tree

Hi, is anyone know what plant is the most similar to banana tree? If given Arabidopsis, Physcomitrella, Oryza, Chlamydomonas, Ectocarpus and Ricinus, which one would you think is most similar to banana? From my study, I found that banana and grape have many similarities in term of genotype. However,...
by magicsiew
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postgraduate degree
Replies: 12
Views: 6954

Re:

Don't know what the situation is for grad courses, but undergrads over here now in the UK are being milked for fees. Foreign students are being utterly ripped off! Be warned! Yes, heard the news many students demonstrate. About the news that next year tuition fee will raise 3 times, is it really go...
by magicsiew
Sat Dec 18, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus protein coat
Replies: 2
Views: 2611

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/article ... 011799.pdf

Seems that the mutation can occur in a relatively high rate.