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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pipet.


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  • In the late 1960s one of my college classmates working in the microbiology lab of an eminent M.I.T. professor accidentally pipetted Salmonella bacteria into her mouth.

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  • Now, unless this lab pipetted with mercury-laden instruments (are pipettes even involved in measuring mercury?), this again is not good news for fish lovers.

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  • Trials were undertaken in Australia to compare the effectiveness of fenoxycarb, methoprene and diflubenzuron against Rhyzopertha dominica when applied to wheat, maize and paddy rice at 25°C and 70% r.h. Aqueous solutions of the IGRs were pipetted onto the walls of glass containers holding 2 kg samples of commodity.

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  • Twenty-five c.c. of a 10 per cent. caustic soda solution, which must be accurately standardised upon normal acid, are then pipetted into the liquid, which is heated to boiling for ten minutes to saponify the triacetin, and the excess of alkali is then titrated back with normal acid.

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  • A known quantity of the solution to be tested, containing acetone to the extent of 0.1 to 0.2 grm., is pipetted into a 500 c.c. round-bottom flask, diluted with a little water, and mixed with 20 to 30 c.c. of a 10 per cent. solution of caustic potash.

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  • Incubation for 45 minutes took place in a sealed Petri dish with a damp paper towel (to avoid solvent loss by evaporation), after which the excess BSA from the spots was pipetted away.

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  • The cell suspensions was then pipetted up and down several times and filtered.

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  • Using a Beckman Biomek FX robot, 200 µl of the yeast culture were pipetted into each well of a 96-well plate and supplemented with compounds (10 µM final concentration) from a combinatorial compound library (PPD Discovery) containing 10,440 compounds

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  • CFU / ml. 50 µl of the inoculum (5×105 CFU) was pipetted on to the external nares of 4-6 week old mice that had been lightly sedated with 5\% isoflurane in oxygen.

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  • Cells can be suspended in media and pipetted, so the transfer process is actually quite easy.

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