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the salts of the phosphoric acid. Phosphates are composed of one central phosphor atom which is bound to four oxygen atoms.
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Occurring halfway through the menstrual cycle, ovulation is the release of an egg.
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Tag for use on questions related to Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, as defined by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).
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Tag for questions related to the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is an illness in which the body ha…
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A scientific article which summarizes the knowledge of a field. It takes small bits from single research papers and organizes them in a "bigger picture". Reference articles cite the original articles.
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can be used for questions related to the processing of images used to provide photographic evidence of a biological phenomena or to explain reasons why a photograph may suggest one phenomena …
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a family of enzymes that play key roles in gene expression.
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The discipline of biomedical engineering of the nervous system. Notable device examples include the pacemaker, cochlear implants and retinal implants.
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Tag for use on questions related to the regular natural change that occurs in the uterus and ovaries that make pregnancy possible.
The science of inland waters, posts on Biology SE should focus on the biological aspects of this discipline.
Questions relating to information regarding, and use of resources from, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Please take care to ensure that questions are on-topic, see the help p…
should be used for questions related to the microscopic examination of tissue in order to study the manifestations of disease.
Tag for use on questions related to the enlargement of an organ or tissue caused by an increase in the reproduction rate of its cells, often as an initial stage in the development of cancer.
International Cancer Genome Consortium. Use this tag if your question is relevant (just relevant, mainly about Biology) If you have FAQ about any ICGC data, etc. contact them at https://icgc.o…
Utilize gene sequencing to determine the phenotypic effect of a particular genetic sequence.
Tag for questions related to the process of renewal, restoration, and growth that makes genomes, cells, organisms, and ecosystems resilient to natural fluctuations or events that cause disturbance or …
The study of the respiratory system and diseases of it, especially the lungs
The study of the use of medications in treating mental disorders. Generally it includes pharmacokinetics (what the body does to medication) and pharmacodynamics (what the medications do to the body). …
SAR stands for Structure-Activity Relationship. SAR is the relationship between the chemical structure of compounds and their biologic activity.
for questions related to the use of photography in studying the natural world or explanation of phenomena represented in a photograph that may or may not have biological implications.
Reproduction involving a single parental individual producing offspring, where offspring inherit genes from only that parent. The primary form of reproduction for single-celled organisms.
Anecdotal evidence refers to findings, hypotheses, speculations or ideas based on observations in a subject group typically consisting of a single individual, or consisting of a few, often related, in…
receptors that are located presynaptically, on axon terminals that send negative feedback upon the actions of the neurotransmitter released from the axon terminal to prevent the furt…
Study of the distribution of species & ecosystems in geographic space & through (geological) time
Tag for use on questions related to the process of gaining greater awareness of many physiological functions primarily using instruments that provide information on the activity of those same systems,…