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A methyl group can be added to a cytosine residue, usually one that neighbors a guanine (known as a CpG - cytosine-phosphate-guanine - site). This can affect chromatin and histone structures, as well …
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the process in which living organism synthesize molecules and substances they need. Examples would be the photosynthesis where in the end glucose is synthesized or melanin as the resul…
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the agents which cause most of the toxicity of bacteria and are often highly toxic. Examples include the tetanus and the diptheria toxins.
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Altruism refers to behaviour by an individual that increases the fitness of another individual while decreasing the fitness of the actor.
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The science of humanity. In a biological sense anthropology focusses on humans and non-human primates, and their evolutionary, biological, and demographic attributes.
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Questions pertaining to variation in the number of copies of a chromosomal region.
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Nerves that emerge directly from the brain.
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Non-visible light with a higher energy and shorter wavelength than violet light, UV is notable for its ability to cause DNA damage.
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Question specifically regards vertebrates. Vertebrata is a Subphylum within the Chordata Phylum, and Animalia Kingdom. Vertebrates are animals with backbones and consist of 4% of the described animal …
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The field of biology that examines periodic phenomena in living organisms and their adaption to solar and lunar related rhythms.
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a molecular biology technique used to study protein-DNA interactions in the natural context of the cell. It is performed by cross-linking proteins and DNA, c…
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a neuotransmitter which is secreted by dopamine-secreting neurons. It is released in the brain by nerve cells to send signals over the synaptic gap to other nerve cells.
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The regulation of osmotic pressure within an organism through active maintenance of solute concentration.
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The study of the adaptability of the nervous system. It includes changes in neural pathways and synapses due to changes in behavior (e.g., learning), environment (e.g., stressors) and bodily injury (e…
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A post-transcriptional mechanism of gene-regulation/silencing mediated by small RNAs (siRNA)
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