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annealing

The joining-up of complementary single strands of DNA that have been separated by heat, or the joining of parts of separate strands that have complementary base sequences, to form a double helix.

annealing

see MOLECULAR HYBRIDIZATION.

annealing 

A process of heating material (glass, metal or polymer) and slowly cooling it to avoid internal strain. See glass; strain.
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In case of the sequential biaxially stretched films, Salem [29] observed that after the annealing there is some redistribution of the amorphous orientation in the high stretch ratio samples, such that the proportion of the transverse direction (TD) oriented chains diminishes.
The possibility of continuous current regulation is utilized for the newly developed annealing algorithm, which controls the temperature of heating elements in accordance with the requested values.
Annealing is performed on different classes of materials for different reasons and is often thought of strictly as a technique for reducing molded-in stress.
2] during annealing and cooling, annealing furnace dew point of -30[degrees]C and nominal speed line of 100 m/min) is depicted in Figure 4.
The aim of this paper is to develop higher flexural strength iron-OER SMCs with better magnetic properties and to discuss the effects of interfacial adhesion between iron particles and OER and annealing method on magnetic properties and flexural strength of SMCs.
Thermal annealing improved the crystallinity of the one-deposition-cycle CBD films, but did not induce any noteworthy changes in the crystallinity of the SnS films formed using multiple deposition cycles.
The increase in dielectric constant is attributed to phase purity of bismuth iron oxide thin films as the annealing temperature was increased.
If the template SNP matches (anneals) to the 3' ends of primers 1 and 3, as in Figure lc, ligation products (1+2) and (3+4) can now each be denatured, and may now act as template for the annealing and ligation of the opposite primer pair.
This research studied the effect of using zinc oxide nanoparticles in the annealing system of EPDM on the lifetime of the rubber and on the amount of mechanical changes in the elastomer.
In this laboratory exercise, students use two sets of primers to determine optimal annealing temperature on PCR product formation to optimize for efficiency of amplification.
The most exciting bit, though, is that quantum annealing allows scientists and researchers to observe what's actually going on.
Many techniques suggested for annealing, however, do almost as much harm as good.