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The branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms.
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A sub-discipline of evolutionary biology which involves the study of evolutionary relatedness between different organisms based on their molecular and morphological features.
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the doctrine of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries in humans and animals.
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Questions about the biological function and structure of the human eye.
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The study of the form and internal structures of plants.
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The study of the development of an embryo from fertilisation through to description as a foetus.
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a field of biology which utilizes biological systems like microorganisms to produce valuable products, such as biofuels, drugs, and vaccines.
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Study of the anatomy and organization of the nervous system.
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The study of the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.
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systematically classify biological information, entities, processes, but also subfields of biology.
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The technique of using microscopes to view objects that are otherwise too small to be easily seen by the naked eye.
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Analysis of DNA, RNA or protein (amino acid) sequences. Here sequences are compared so analyze similarities and conserved regions. Sequence analysis is usually done by specialized software.
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Questions about the integumentary system of vertebrates.
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Questions pertaining to organized collections of biological data.
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Questions relating to requests for basic reference materials on a broad area of study.
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dealing with the processing of the senses, including the traditional senses vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch, but also sense experiences such as vestibular and pain. It typically i…
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The scientific study of fungi.
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The study of the molecular structure of biological macromolecules and how that structure relates to their function.
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Tag for questions regarding the circulation of blood through out the organism and issues that may arise from dysfunction of systemic circulation.
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Questions on how to plan an experiment to gain the best results. Also suitable for questions on why other researchers followed a certain procedure.
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organic acids with an amino group in the alpha position (alpha-acids). They are the structural units of proteins and involved in many biochemical pathways.
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A protein produced by the B-cells of the immune system which binds to a particular antigen, a foreign substance to the body.
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A method for analyzing or purifying samples. Molecules are separated by their relative weight, charge, or stereochemistry, which affect their speed of movement through a gel.
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Questions involving the study of sex and reproduction, mating systems, sexuality, sex determination, gender, the evolution of sex, and other topics in the context of sex.
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The study of evolutionary mechanisms in operation at the molecular scale, primarily DNA, RNA, and proteins.
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an approach to engineer biology. Core to the discipline is genetic engineering, which is made more akin to engineering by adding the levels of standardization, automation, and abs…
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The entirety of an organism's hereditary information.
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The study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues.
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liberated from organic molecules producing ATP.
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Questions requesting a reference (book, journal article, etc) for a specific topic/finding.
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Determining the sequence of RNA. This technique is used for discovery and quantification of mRNAs and ncRNAs.
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Tag for questions pertaining the sensation of unpleasant sensory and emotional experiences associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
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The medical specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of disease involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and…
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Small molecules involved in the propagation of a nerve signal across the synapses.
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the process of attaining awareness or understanding of the environment by organizing and interpreting sensory information coming from body receptors and sensory organs into CNS.
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Questions relating to the binding of proteins to each other and other molecules.