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by Falko
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:38 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: fusion PCR
Replies: 20
Views: 34968

Re: fusion PCR

you can do a simple PCR including the intron. The cells should splice it as normal.
by Falko
Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Mineral Nutrition In Plants
Replies: 8
Views: 18488


Potassium is an essential constituent for plant growth and it is found in most soils. Calcium regulates transport of other nutrients into the plant and is also involved in the activation of certain plant enzymes. Magnesium is an important part of chlorophyll, a critical plant pigment important in ph...
by Falko
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:35 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 75999

No doubt, outside of a living cell, a virus is an inactive particle, but within an appropriate host cell it becomes active. Some animal viruses, for instance, produce latent infections, in which the virus persists in a quiet state, becoming periodically active in acute episodes, as in the case of th...
by Falko
Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do we need to eat so much protein? A.a. can be reused
Replies: 5
Views: 6643

Re: Why do we need to eat so much protein? A.a. can be reused

Daily protein requirement is to multiply the body weight in kilograms by .8. This is the number of grams of protein that should be the daily minimum. According to this method, a person weighing 150 lbs. should eat 55 grams of protein per day, a 200-pound person should get 74 grams, and a 250-pound p...