dicer


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dic·er

 (dī′sər)
n.
A device used for dicing food.
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Noun1.dicer - a mechanical device used for dicing food
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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"Dicers' oaths!" said Athos, while D'Artagnan went to conduct Kitty downstairs.
"The first knife in the line is the Dicer 8 Chef's knife," Powell continued.
O miRNA bta-miR-19a REGULA A EXPRESSAO GENICA DO GENE DICER EM BOVINOS
Using GalXC, Dicerna attaches N-acetylgalactosamine sugars directly to the extended region of the proprietary Dicer substrate short-interfering RNA (DsiRNA) molecules, yielding multiple conjugate delivery configurations that allow flexible and efficient conjugation to the targeting ligands while stabilising the RNAi duplex.
From now until November 16th, contestants can enter for a chance to win a 3/8" Nemco Easy Chopper 3[TM] Dicer from Nemco.
Drosha and Dicer are the two types of RNase III enzymes.
In the cytoplasm, pre-miRNA is processed by Dicer protein (endonuclease cytoplasmic RNase III enzyme), and mature miRNA is produced.
In addition, anti-Su autoantibodies, which can be detected in SLE patients, were shown to bind to the critical catalytic enzyme in miRNA pathways (Argonaute 1-4 and Dicer) [78, 79].
The fact that both DICER and AGO2 are dispensable for TTSa-RNAs biogenesis is in agreement with our observation that the regions flanking TTSa-RNAs are not biased toward the formation of hairpin structures compared to randomly picked genomic regions (data not shown).
Krzyzosiak, "Nucleotide sequence of miRNA precursor contributes to cleavage site selection by Dicer," Nucleic Acids Research, vol.
And for processors looking at a dedicated line, the automation, high performance and product uniformity of a Holac Dicer gives it a clear edge.
One possible theory suggests the defect of the miRNA biogenesis machinery involving Dicer and other key regulators of miRNA.