sticky end

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an end of DNA in which one strand of the double helix extends a few units beyond the other

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In sticker systems, the initial sequences of DNA are prolonged to the left and right, producing computations of possible arbitrary length and the process stop when a complete double stranded sequence is obtained and no sticky ends exist [2].
Like a second division Carry On, this starts daft, when one of the victims of the karahi killer comes to a sticky end when his stomach explodes all over a hospital emergency room.
IN a smart tribute to Goldfinger, new Bond girl Agent Fields (Gemma Arterton) comes to a sticky end covered head-to-toe in black gold - oil.
There's an episode in a gaudy, eccentric sweetshop and the lady selling Caribbean vegetables tells the story of how another sweetshop proprietor came to a sticky end.
With toad populations in the UK in decline, (the common toad not adapting to garden ponds as well as its frog counterpart), the Wildlife Trusts each year try saving thousands of them from a sticky end by organising toad patrols to safely move the creatures across roads and encourage them to use underpasses.
The problem is that pirates moved from ship to ship and often came to a sticky end,'' Dr.
Karin starred as Helga Brandt against Sean Connery's Bond and met a sticky end in the 1967 film, when she was fed to piranhas.
A massive clean-up operation was launched after the truck driver's journey came to sticky end on the Dundrod Road at Nutts Corner, Co Antrim.
Try writing anything other than Pardew should be hung, drawn and quartered and you yourself would be threatened with such a sticky end.
Supertato chases him through the cakes, cheese and beans and finally uses his cunning to corner him - let's just say the pea meets a sticky end.
She's not touching the floor," Victoria ominously informs her father, shortly before he comes to a sticky end.
I can see a sticky end for you, friend, if you broadcast these ideas outside these four walls.
The pounds 200 Liverpool-Everton double with Betfred (2-1 and 1-2) met a sticky end thanks to a dismal effort from the Toffeemen, then two sloppy correct-score wagers on the Monday night action (pounds 73 on United to beat Spurs 2-1 at 8.
He would later join a rather more successful soap, EastEnders, before meeting a sticky end.