Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A simple glass pipette drawn into a capillary tube at one end, used with a rubber nipple fitted to the other.
- ‘Dropping pipettes and Pasteur pipettes are usually uncalibrated, and are used to transfer liquids only when accurate quantification is not necessary.’
- ‘To remove the dichlorofluorescein, the lipids were applied to small columns of magnesium hydroxide in Pasteur pipettes and the lipid was eluted with 2: 1 chloroform: methanol.’
- ‘Suspensions of cells were made homogeneous by means of a Pasteur pipette, and the cells were resuspended in the quartz cuvette before every exposure to light as well as the subsequent spectral measurement.’
- ‘Supernatant was removed with a Pasteur pipette and worms were frozen in liquid nitrogen.’
- ‘For sterile cultures, seeds were sown in a water suspension, using a Pasteur pipette, in 150 mm Petri dishes filled with 100 ml of agar culture medium, at a density of 50 regularly spaced seeds per plate.’
- ‘This effect appears to be induced by the shear which occurs as the peptide solution is forced through the Pasteur pipette into the cell.’
- ‘DNA was precipitated with 0.7 vol cold isopropanol, removed with a Pasteur pipette hook, and placed in a clean Eppendorf tube with 1 ml 70% ethanol.’
- ‘The hypophase was removed with a Pasteur pipette and the aqueous phase re-extracted with chloroform until it was colourless.’
- ‘Using a disposable glass Pasteur pipette, 0.5 ml of the upper phase was transferred to a gas chromatography vial and capped.’
- ‘Spreading of preparations was done using curved sterilized Pasteur pipettes.’
- ‘The remaining material is then suspended in 100% ethanol and aspired with a Pasteur pipette previously elongated on a Bunsen.’
- ‘Alter incubation, aliquots of insulin solutions were removed from the glass vials using Pasteur pipettes and put onto microscope slides.’
- ‘Worms were then transferred to 5% agar pads using a glass Pasteur pipette and covered for microscopy.’
- ‘The fixed cells were dropped onto slides using Pasteur pipettes, air dried and stored at - 20°C.’
- ‘The upper aqueous phase was gently removed with a wide-bore Pasteur pipette and mixed by inversion with 1 mL of secbutanol.’
- ‘The ether was removed with a Pasteur pipette and discarded.’
- ‘They were then dispersed into single cells by pipetting with Pasteur pipettes.’
- ‘To extract DNA, an agarose plug was removed from the gel at each chromosome band using a glass Pasteur pipette, and DNA was isolated from the plugs by the phenol-based methods of FAVRE.’
- ‘Deposit was inoculated with a sterile Pasteur pipette over the surface of slopes of LJ media in duplicate.’
- ‘From each plate, two to four transparent plaques were picked and placed in separate 1.5-ml eppendorf tubes containing 1 ml of LB medium using sterile Pasteur pipettes.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.