restreak

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EtymologyEdit

re- +‎ streak

VerbEdit

restreak ‎(third-person singular simple present restreaks, present participle restreaking, simple past and past participle restreaked)

  1. (microbiology) To repeat a streaking procedure
    • 1998, Serge Gravel et al., “Yeast Ku as a Regulator of Chromosomal DNA End Structure”, in Science[1], volume 280, number 5364, DOI:10.1126/science.280.5364.741, pages 741-744:
      Colonies of a single tetrad were restreaked onto rich medium and incubated [] .
    • 2000 January 28, Liming Li & Susan Lindquist, “Creating a Protein-Based Element of Inheritance”, in Science[2], volume 287, number 5453, DOI:10.1126/science.287.5453.661, pages 661-664:
      With GR and GR 526 , all transformants yielded blue colonies and gave rise only to blue colonies on restreaking.
    • 2000 July 14, B. B. Magee & P. T. Magee, “Induction of Mating in Candida albicans by Construction of MTLa and MTLalpha Strains”, in Science[3], volume 289, number 5477, DOI:10.1126/science.289.5477.310, pages 310-313:
      The cells were restreaked on minimal medium.

NounEdit

restreak ‎(plural restreaks)

  1. (microbiology) A repeat streaking procedure
    • 1998, Serge Gravel et al., “Yeast Ku as a Regulator of Chromosomal DNA End Structure”, in Science[4], volume 280, number 5364, DOI:10.1126/science.280.5364.741, pages 741-744:
      Cells [] did not senesce after five successive restreaks at 23°C (23 ).
    • 2001, Peter Baumann & Thomas R. Cech, “Pot1, the Putative Telomere End-Binding Protein in Fission Yeast and Humans”, in Science[5], volume 292, number 5519, DOI:10.1126/science.1060036, pages 1171-1175:
      These phenotypes diminished during successive restreaks; after ~75 generations, the colony and cell morphology appeared to be wild type [] .

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