To cut the long, stiff DNA duplex by hydrodynamic means.
Phenylethene, C6H5CH = CH2. Intermediate for PS, ABS, HIPS etc. It is a colourless aromatic liquid, bp 145 C, widely used in polyester thermoset resins. See copolymer.
Yarn made from silk waste which is spun in a manner very similar to the woollen systems,
A curve similar to a load-extension curve, except that the load is divided by the original cross- sectional area of the test piece and expressed in units of stress, while the extension is divided by the length over which it is measured and expressed as a ratio. Depending on the material, the curve can reflect elastic or viscoelastic behaviour, brittle fracture, high elasticity, plastic flow, work- hardening and residual strain perma
Paper that has been coated to render it suitable for a reprographic process, generally light activated eg dyeline, blueprint, photographic. Also paper, made from stock to which selected chemicals have been added, or coated, so that a colour reaction is produced on exposure to other reagents,
The male gamete, typically consisting of a head containing the nucleus, a middle piece containing mitochondria, and a tail whose structure is similar to that of a flagellum. PI spermatozoa. Abbrev sperm.
Silica brick used to line grinding mills when contamination by abraded steel must be avoided,
A network layout where each terminal or node is connected individually back to a central computer, file server or hub. See fig. at network topology
A device fitted to the control column of some high-performance aircraft with swept-back wings which moves the column sharply forward to prevent a stall. See stall-warning indicator,
The study of communication.