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Viral Vector-Based Gene Transfer 0

Viral Vector-Based Gene Transfer

The term ‘vector’ comes from the word ‘vehere’ which means “to carry” in Latin. Hence, in biology, vectors refer to biological agents or carriers that play a crucial role in...

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The Simple Science behind Sandwich ELISA

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) is a sensitive laboratory test used for detecting and quantifying specific proteins. Proteins such as antibodies or antigens, are detected in a biological sample for specific...

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Meristem Culture for Virus-free Plant Propagation

Meristem culture, also known as meristem propagation, is a technique in plant tissue culture that involves the growth of plants from meristematic tissues. Meristems are regions of plant tissue where...

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pUC19 Vector

pUC19 is a plasmid cloning vector first discovered by Joachim Messing and his team. It is a widely used vector for recombination, or for introducing foreign DNA into cells. The...

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Face Transplant: Benefits, Risks and Rejections

For individuals with severe facial damage or noticeable facial differences, a potential treatment option available is a face transplant. This intricate procedure involves replacing some or all of the face...

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Edible vaccines: The plant based vaccines?

Nowadays, scientists are working on the advantages of edible vaccines in tomatoes and potatoes for several enteric pathogens. This can be fed to animals or humans for immunization or vaccination....

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Multiple Sequence Alignment in Bioinformatics

A key method in bioinformatics for comparing and analysing the similarities and differences between several biological sequences is known as multiple sequence alignment (MSA). These sequences may be made up...

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Do you need Melatonin Sleep Supplements?

Melatonin is a common sleep supplement that is used when the body doesn’t make sufficient melatonin naturally. Melatonin sleep supplement uses are growing day to day. Almost 3 million Americans...