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Quesadilla

In Spanish, the word queso means cheese, and the endings ilia and illo are suffixes used to form the feminine…

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Quick-stop

The term used to describe how DNA mutants of Escherichia coli cease replication immediately when the temperature is increased to…

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Quaternary structure

The three-dimensional structure of an oligomeric protein; particularly the manner in which the subunit chains fit together.

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Quantitative trait loci (QTL)

Individual specific DNA sequences that are related to known traits (e.g., litter size in animals, egg production in birds, yield…

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Q-beta replicase technique

An RNA assay (test) that “amplifies RNA probes” that a researcher is seeking. For instance, by using the Q-beta replicase…

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Q-beta replicase

A viral RNA polymerase secreted by a bacteriophage that infects Escherichia coli bacteria. Q-beta replicase can copy a naturally occurring…

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Quickly frozen

Freezing of food using a system such as blast freezing for a sufficient length of time to freeze to quickly…

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Quiche

A savory custard made with ham and/or other meats, vegetables. cheese, and eggs are baked in a pie crust and…

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Queue time

The time a job is waiting in the line for the availability capacity, that is. a surge step m the…

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