Definition of Sticky end

1. Noun. An end of DNA in which one strand of the double helix extends a few units beyond the other.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sticky End

stickweeds
stickwork
stickworks
sticky
sticky-backed plastic
sticky-fingered
sticky-note
sticky-tape
sticky-taped
sticky-tapes
sticky-taping
sticky aster
sticky bit
sticky bits
sticky bun
sticky end (current term)
sticky fingers
sticky geranium
sticky note
sticky rice
sticky tape
sticky tapes
sticky wicket
stickybeak
stickybeaks
stickying
stiction
stictional
stictions
stiddie

Literary usage of Sticky end

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1. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1877)
"... email navicula-like diatom coming in contact with the spot where the sticky end joined the non-adhering protoplasm of the diaphane, sank into the body, ..."

2. The Telephone, the Microphone and the Phonograph by Th. Du Moncel (1879)
"... part toward the cylinder; raise it with the right hand and apply it quite smoothly to the cylinder; bring round the sticky end, and join them firmly. ..."

3. The Telephone, the Microphone and the Phonograph by Th. Du Moncel (1879)
"... part toward the cylinder; raise it with the right hand and apply it quite smoothly to the cylinder; bring round the sticky end, and join them firmly. ..."

4. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1913)
"When a pollen-dusted bee alights on one of these maturer flowers the sticky end of the now depending style is gently rubbed by the bee's back and smeared ..."

5. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1913)
"When a pollen-dusted bee alights on one of these maturer flowers the sticky end of the now depending style is gently rubbed by the bee's back and smeared ..."

6. Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura by John. Lubbock (1873)
"... and if this is not done, the flower is not fertilized and when an insect lights on the flower the sticky end of the seed is not developed. ..."

7. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"The sticky end of the club shapes itself into an upper and a lower flap, which partly envelop the prey, and the elastic bands of the far-stretched stalk ..."

8. Studies in Physiology, Anatomy and Hygiene by James Edward Peabody (1903)
"In securing the insects upon which it largely feeds, the animal opens its mouth and thrusts forward the sticky end of the tongue, which captures the fly or ..."

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