Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A device used for dicing food.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dicer - a mechanical device used for dicing food
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
References in periodicals archive ?
Now, our electronic Power Dicer Slicer Plus makes prep work easier than ever and adds striking food presentation to the equation.
Although Dicer enzyme have been well characterized in human and plants but reports on bovine Dicer1 sequence and expression as well as its evolutionary studies are in vogue.
The Diversacut 2110A Dicer offers ultimate precision thanks to adjustable collars on both cutting spindles, as well as slice adjustment and lockdown features.
Dicer is a protein that converts inactive hairpin-structured microRNA precursors into their active single stranded form.
Once the Dicer complex is cut off to release the mature miRNA, one strand of the double-stranded molecule, termed the guide strand miRNA, preferentially attaches to another protein complex called RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC).
After the spheres enter a cell, the Dicer enzyme chops the RNA at specific locations, releasing the 21-nucleotide siRNA sequences.
Maturation of miRNAs requires coordinated processing mechanisms by Drosha and Dicer that post-transcriptionally generate mature miRNAs from pri-miRNA transcripts.
So cancer cells need to control Dicer levels the way a student sets the volume on an iPod to provide background study music.
Dicerna) a second generation RNA interference (RNAi) company, and Ipsen (Euronext: FR0010259150; IPN), a global biotechnology specialty care group, have announced that the two companies have entered into an exclusive research collaboration agreement to leverage their expertise in Dicer Substrate siRNA (DsiRNA) research and peptide engineering.
In an industry working with perishable goods, no customer wants to be stuck with a dock full of green peppers and a broken dicer," Urschel said.
SIMI VALLEY -- Ronco, hawker of infomercial-worthy products including the Veg-o-Matic slicer and dicer and the all-in-one Pocket Fisherman, is due in bankruptcy court today.
Synthetic Dicer substrates, 25-30 nucleotide pairs, can be significantly more effective at silencing genes at lower dose compared with many first generation siRNAs [18].