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PhD student in chemical engineering


Sep
6
comment Why Only DNA can Contain Hereditary Material?
@shigeta, certainly there are RNA viruses that are excellent examples of RNA functioning as hereditary materials.
Sep
3
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
15
comment How to obtain bacteria samples?
@Jonsca, shall we start the reopenning process?
Jul
12
comment How to obtain bacteria samples?
@Jonsca, I'm actually ok with this type of question. The alternative way to ask how to achieve such things but not exactly from whom, which is a reuseuable question. (ie how to appropriate go about contacting certain people)
Jul
12
answered Why does the body not recycle red blood cells?
Jul
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What does “fit” mean in “survival of the fittest”?
Jul
9
awarded  Custodian
Jul
9
reviewed No Action Needed Identification of an Insect (Hemiptera)
Jul
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Does photosynthesis require only direct sunlight
Jun
10
comment Providing small molecules to cells on a filter plate
@WYSIWYG, Batch should be fine. The question is what would be the setup to do so. Would it be as simple as reversing a 96 well lid over and placing the filter plate on top? What about the wetting?
Jun
7
comment Removing bacterial contaminants from resin
I am an engineer by training. The default option is always to fix it yourself. Usually with duct tape.
Jun
6
comment Removing bacterial contaminants from resin
@Shigeta, alas it wasn't my column. I guess it's time to buy some new resin.
Jun
1
comment Removing bacterial contaminants from resin
I'm going to try the high salt. That's a good suggestion. The reverse flow probably won't work since I've repacked the column a few times by now
Jun
1
asked Removing bacterial contaminants from resin
May
30
awarded  Popular Question
May
28
comment cell uptake prediction
cLogP? I would imagine that's a fast dirty way to get an estimate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_coefficient
May
10
awarded  Popular Question
Apr
17
comment Are there any examples of sudden leaps in evolution?
I believe that the technical term is a "Hard Sweep".
Apr
10
comment What is the translation termination efficiency in mammalian cells?
From what I understand the eRFs are not perfect but they still work better than RF1 and RF2 which allow for a non trivial amount of readthrough.
Apr
10
comment What biochemical molecule viewer allows for changes in amino acids and resulting tertiary structure?
Pymol should have that capability... try Gromacs