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Competitive binding assay

Definition An assay based on the competition between labeled and unlabeled ligand for the reactive sites of a particular... Read More

Plaque assay

Definition noun An assay used for virus isolation and purification, and to determine viral titers. Supplement The plaque... Read More

Assay

Assay (Science: procedure) The determination of the amount of a particular constituent of a mixture or of the biological or... Read More

S1 nuclease mapping

Definition noun A laboratory method used to locate the 5'end of a transcript in a mixture of RNA using nuclease... Read More

Primer extension

Definition noun A method that uses the enzyme Reverse Transcriptase (RNA-dependent DNA polymerase) to determine the... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Viable

Viable definition In biology, the word viable pertains to a life form, such as a cell, that is alive or capable of... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Button

Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Christmas factor

Definition noun A blood clotting factor in the intrinsic pathway of the blood coagulation cascade and works with clotting... Read More

Densitometer

Densitometer 1. An instrument for measuring the density of a fluid. Synonym: densimeter. 2. An instrument for measuring, by... Read More

Adenine

Definition noun plural: adenines ad·e·nine, ˈædɪnɪn (biochemistry) A purine nucleobase that complementary pairs... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Prolactin

Definition noun, plural: prolactins A peptide hormone secreted by lactotropic cell in the anterior pituitary of vertebrates,... Read More

Nuclease S1

Definition noun An endonuclease enzyme capable of degrading single-stranded DNA and RNA Supplement The nuclease S1 is a... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More