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  • n. The formation of a vortex


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  • The Blackhawk was now screaming across lower Manhattan, smoke from the battle raging below, vortexing in the wake of its rotors, odd rounds careening off the fuselage.

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  • The world was vortexing toward war, but my part of it was at a far reach from that current and the movement was almost imperceptible.


  • From the colonies that appeared on the plates, a loopful of cells was taken and resuspended in Lemco broth, mixed with vortexing, serial dilutions were plated onto Lemco agar supplemented with 2% sucrose and 50 µg/ml X-gal and allowed to grow for two days.

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  • Intact cells were lysed by repeated vortexing in five pellet volumes of lysis buffer

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  • We huddle together in the wind vortexing between the TTC and the new barely inhabited Quantum Towers.


  • Recovery can be improved by "washing" the upper layer by adding water, vortexing, recentrifuging, and recovering the water layer again.

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  • After incubation, 0.03 volumes of the EndoGO extraction reagent were added and the solution was incubated on ice for 15 min with intermittent vortexing.

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  • The MLV suspension was incubated at 45°C for one hour with occasional vortexing and then centrifuged.

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  • The cells were disrupted by vortexing with acid-washed glass beads and the cell lysates were cleared by centrifugation twice at 14,000 rpm for 5 minutes at 4°C.

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  • Cells were re-spun (3000×g, 5′, 4°), supernatant discarded, and nuclear pellet resuspended in 0.5 ml nuclear lysis buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl (8.0), 10 mM EDTA, 1\% SDS+PI), and incubated on ice for 30′, with vortexing every 10′.

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