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Selection as a mechanism of evolution in which the selection is artificially imposed by humans, such as selection on milk produce in dairy cattle, or yield in crops. Also known as selective breeding.
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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.
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Questions relating to the biology of antihistamines (a drug or other compound that inhibits the physiological effects of histamine, used especially in the treatment of allergies). Questions should be …
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Questions pertaining to the graphics program used to develop macromolecular models from crystallography data
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the short form for Coenzyme A. It is a coenzyme which is important in the oxidation of pyruvate in the citric acid cycle. It is also important for the oxidation and synthesis of fatty acids.
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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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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…
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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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Occurring halfway through the menstrual cycle, ovulation is the release of an egg.
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a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
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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).
bacteria (or archea) which are a subgroup of the extremophils. Thermophilia live in hot water between 45°C and 122°C.
Units commonly encountered in biology: their definitions, usage, conversion.
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.
Utilize gene sequencing to determine the phenotypic effect of a particular genetic sequence.
SAR stands for Structure-Activity Relationship. SAR is the relationship between the chemical structure of compounds and their biologic activity.
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 …