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It is assumed that in order for a cell to divide it must progress through a series of gradual stages. At each of these phases certain proteins have to be manufactured through mRNA and/or modified post-transcriptionally in order to serve an specific proliferative or anti-proliferative role, which overall eventually orchestrates the transit to the subsequent ...


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Good question. There is no fundamental difference between parasites and predators. Ecological Interaction In terms of ecological interaction, they are both defined as an interaction where one species benefits and the other suffers from the interaction. Intuition parasite vs predator In general predation is viewed as a big individual eating a smaller ...


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Parasitism – a parasite that lives on or in an host, obtaining food from the host and harming it. Example: Ixodes ticks use white tailed deer as a host Parasite is smaller and weaker than the host Parasite may feed over the host from outside or inside In parasite-host relationship a weaker organism is benefitted Host specificity is more common The host ...


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A parasite may or may not kill the host. It's basic motive is to constantly derive nutrition from the host. More a sort of one time investment and as an interest you keep getting the nutrition. Whereas a predator's motive is to kill the host to satisfy it's hunger. One kill and eat can be a taken as a case of consideration here.


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The following is not an answer to the original question: "Are Gram negative bacteria classified as such because of their negative membrane potential?" but to the questions later in the text. Usually the membrane potential is given for the inner cytosolic part and the extracellular space, for E. Coli it is around -120 mV; see also this article. Due to the ...


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Short answer The distinction between Gram positive (Gram+) and negative bacteria (Gram-) has absolutely nothing to do with membrane potentials; it is all about the Gram staining procedure. Background The Gram staining was named after the Danish bacteriologist Hans Christian Gram, who originally devised it in 1882 (Gram, 1884). Gram staining is a common ...


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The terminology around EEGs is variable, dependent on the context; Brain wave is fine, but has a bit of a popular undertone; Oscillation, as per the deleted answer, implicitly refers to a longer-term behavior, i.e., something periodic (EEG); Waveform is often used to describe a single event with a recognizable shape (ERP, compound action potentials, ...



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