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Britt Glaunsinger (UCB, HHMI) 1: Viruses Reveal the Secrets of Biology

Hello. I’m Britt Glaunsinger. I’m a Professor of Virology at the University of California, Berkeley and an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. And over the next couple of lectures, I’m gonna be sharing with you why it is that viruses have been invaluable teachers of biology. Now, when most people think about viruses, […]

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Cell Immortalization: How to Immortalize Cells

Worried your cells might die before the end of your project? Immortalized cells have an infinite lifespan and are the perfect solution for complex experiments or long-term projects. In this video we’ll discuss what immortalized cells are the basics of the immortalization process and cell line quality control considerations Scientists often take cells directly from […]

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Bromelain protease activity – Biology Lab Techniques

This experiment investigates the properties of bromelain, an enzyme contained in pineapples. Bromelain will break down the gelatin proteins into its amino acid components, hence preventing it from setting. Collect the fresh and canned pineapple samples from the fridge and the freezer and place them into clearly labelled Petri dishes. Cut each sample into 5 […]

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Great glands – Your endocrine system | Crash Course biology | Khan Academy

– Hormones, those things that make teenagers moody and miserable and they cause growth spurts and acne and they make a perfectly normal student totally obsessed with his algebra teacher, not that I have any real boots on the ground experience with that last one. But all that mayhem is just the handiwork of your […]

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