Re: Beware those labcoats / CD definition

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From:Jeff Silverman <> (by way of histonet)
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Labcoats are dangerous; I use disposable aprons. Chairs (pockets hooking up
or wheels rolling over the tail) are  just one reason why I never wear lab
coat.  I'm six foot eight and look mighty stupid when a lab coat pocket
latches onto a doorknob or a bannister in a stairwell as I'm running to
answer that stain timer!

CD stands for cluster designation and each CD is applied to a molecule
like a transmembrane receptors for growth factors or cytokines, also
integrins and cell adhesion molecules- I don't think they are limited to
leukocytes though that's where the earliest members were found. All
antibody clones recognizing different epitopes of the same molecule get the
same cluster designation.
Jeff Silverman

> From: connie mcmanus <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: Lab coat black holes
> Date: Tuesday, October 06, 1998 7:23 PM
> I've also noticed lab coat pockets like to reach out a grab things, too.
> You know... you're in a hurry (usually with a coplin jar of Giemsa stain
> something colorful), you pass the chair you usually sit in to section and
> the lab coat pocket thinks that chair is a dancing partner!  Ooops...
> dye all over the floor and you!  *vbg*
> Connie M.
> >     Many moons ago one of the supervisors in the lab I was working in
> >     lab coats that seemed to suck in all the pens and pencils in her
> >     immediate area.  Whenever she finished one job and moved off to
> >     another she would absent mindedly pick up writing implements and
> >     them in her pocket.We would usually retrieve them when she went on
> >     break.  I wonder if this is related to similar behavior observed in
> >     (That's television, not transvestite, I hasten to add) news anchors

> >     whereby they shuffle their papers at the end of a transmission.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Well , I was only responding to the fact that blocks have a strange
> >attraction to lab coat pockets... it's the first place I look for
> >
> >
> >
> >

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