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  • n. Plural form of test tube.


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  • In the first experiment, as illustrated in Figure 13-2, we extracted from each brain paired DNA strands, used the restriction enzyme TAQ1 to cut them into smaller fragments (ABC), and placed the fragments in solution in small test tubes (ABC).

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • The walls of the lab were lined with shelves and cupboards containing jars and bottles and retorts and test tubes and such-like chemical junk, but I didn't give them more than a glance.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • You leak it before Dr. Frashni gives the okay and I'll wind up washing test tubes down in the bio section. "


  • Flasks, condensers, and test tubes on it cascaded in all directions onto the concrete floor, shattering to bits.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • Being reluctant to introduce mosquitoes of whose dangerous powers he was already half convinced among Camp Columbia's fourteen hundred non-immunes, He kept them at Agramonte's laboratory and carried them in their test tubes to and from Las Animas, where he tried to infect them.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • And when they found nothing-no gurgling test tubes or sparking coils, no vials of purple elixirs or leatherbound books bursting with esoteric information, no files, even, that they might plunder; when they found merely a posh modern residence lacking so much as a hint of scientific activity and occupied only by a red-faced man who'd been skipping and leaping about in a bizarre dance, and a young girl playing with potted plants, then they truly panicked.

    La insistencia de J├╝rgen Fauth


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