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Colour of Vein surface(tunica externa)

If vein from hand is isolated out and blood from within flushed then what will be the colour of vein surface.
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Block chain in biotechnology

One on my college lectures on cryptocurrency presented the idea that the technology which is used in bit coins etc. is the same which is used in some segment of biotechnology to a large extend....How ...
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Using Transduction to reverse Antibiotic Resistance?

Is it possible to use reverse transduction to reverse antibiotic resistance. Since antibitiotic resistance is causee by transduction of the F factor, is it possible to induce a F+ non antibiotic ...
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Are there medical imaging devices to look inside artery? [duplicate]

Are there medical imaging devices to look inside artery? If yes, what is there sensitivity i.e. smallest object they can detect?
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Why is western blotting used to confirm positive ELISA HIV tests?

I know that when an ELISA test indicates a positive result for HIV, a western blot is done to confirm. When I search online for the reason why, all that I see is that western blotting is "more ...
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How to drop a grid of points in DICOM images of a CT scan (imageJ? Horos?)

I have a series of DICOM images from a CT scan of a bucket of rocks. I want to systematically measure the size of the interstitial spaces. The reason I'm doing this is to compare it to a simulation I'...
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Open database of medical images

Does anyone know of an open repository of medical images (e.g., CT scans) organized by disease category? I'm working on some computer vision software that requires a large set of controls from which ...
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Functions of the CFTR gene?

I am a senior in high school and I am studying cystic fibrosis. I don't quite get the function of the CFTR gene as this is my first time dealing with this type of heavy scientific info. I had ...
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How can I label cryotubes in a way that eliminates the problem of legible hand-writing?

My lab stores biological material (tissue, cells, plasma, serum) in a -130 C, liquid nitrogen freezer. The cryotubes that we use to store a samples are labelled by hand which frequently creates ...
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How does electrolarynx work?

I have heard that this is an effective replacement for patients who have a dysfunctional larynx, partly due to cancer. I am curious to know the inner working of this device and why such a robotic ...