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Apr
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comment Does anyone have any TOPO directional cloning tips?
From what I read, @Ben seems to be saying that he is not looking to troubleshoot the original (traditional) method which failed and is only looking for tips on using the TOPO kit as a first-timer..
Apr
24
answered Generating custom human DNA sequences based on traits such as eye colour?
Apr
24
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Apr
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Apr
24
asked What is the biology behind a skin “mole”?
Apr
20
revised Can species back-evolve?
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Apr
19
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Apr
17
asked How fast will cells lyse under hypotonic conditions?
Apr
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Apr
14
comment Compressing structural information in PDB files
It sounds to me that apart from the fact that it is PDB files that are under discussion here, this is not really a biology question per se but more of a programming question and you are likely to get better responses from that forum.
Apr
11
asked Can species back-evolve?
Mar
22
comment How does a cell know its size?
Rebecca Heald and her group at Berkeley do very interesting work looking at how organelle sizes are controlled by comparing two Xenopus species, very much related to the question here. Check out Nuclear size is regulated by importin alpha and NTF2 in Xenopus
Mar
11
revised Why is methylcellulose used in pharmaceuticals?
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Mar
11
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Feb
27
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Feb
27
revised How long can E. coli stocks be stored at -20°C?
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Feb
27
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Feb
27
comment Which cryogenic vials and caps are ideal for storing glycerol stocks?
I routinely store my stocks in plain vanilla 1.5ml eppendorfs and see no issues with it. I would be curious also to know what/why these special vials are "special"