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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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Tag for questions pertaining the sensation of unpleasant sensory and emotional experiences associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
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Questions relating to the study of fish.
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Questions relating to how the field of biology has developed over time.
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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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The exchange of gases across organs that facilitate transport of the gases to and from the cells of the organism.
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Tag for questions related to the process of cells receiving a stimulus from its environment, or from itself (autocrine signaling), and responding as a result of the stimulus.
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A predetermined methodology for carrying out an experiment.
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A process defining organisms that grow and adapt to stimuli while maintaining a state of organization and energy production and being capable of reproduction.
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caused by the invasion of by pathogenic organisms (bacteria, viruses or worms) into a host. These pathogenic organisms live and multiply in its host and cause diseases by this.
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The 23 chromosome pairs, made up of 3 billion base-pairs, 22 chromosomes of which are autosomal and one which is an allosome, or sex chromosome.
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The scientific study of behaviour and of the mind.
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Often circular segments of DNA that can replicate outside of the chromosomes. Generally found in bacteria.
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Mechanisms for inheriting phenotype outside of the genomic DNA sequence.
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The study of evolution with a particular focus on questions about the evolution of modern humans.
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The study of organisms that dwell in the ocean or brackish waters.
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Single nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs, are differences between two sequences of DNA at one individual nucleotide location.
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the process of protein synthesis. The information encoded in the mRNA is translated into an amino acid sequence through the joint activity of tRNAs and ribosomes.
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The study of parasites, their hosts, and the relationship between them.
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off-topic unless dealing with the biology underlying health and medicine. Please carefully explore the tour, help centre, and meta before posting health and medicine …
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Biologically-synthesized chemicals (or their derivatives) that cause growth suppression or death of bacteria. Other anti-microbials are often also considered under the class antibiotics these days.
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A state in which an organism or a cellular system, as defined by its full set of functionality, ceases to exist (i.e., most of the functions are irreversibly lost).
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The process in which a protein folds into a three-dimensional shape to achieve proper functioning.
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Questions pertaining to red blood cells, or erythrocytes, the most common type of blood cell that is responsible for delivering oxygen throughout the body.
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the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations through an organ such as the ear.
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A measure of how hot or cold something is, measured in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius, or Kelvin.
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Escherichia coli, a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium commonly found in the lower intestines of warm-blooded animals. Used extensively in laboratory research.
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Division of a diploid cell to produce four haploid cells for the purposes of reproduction.
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The eukaryotic process characterized by replication of nuclear DNA and formation of a second identical nucleus. Separate from cytokinesis.
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a polyphyletic group of unicellular fungi. Usually the term yeast is used synonymously with baker's yeast - Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
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Cells which have not fully differentiated yet, i.e. with the potential to develop into other kinds of cells through asymmetric cell division.
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A computational technique to compare two nucleotide or protein sequences. There are two basic types of sequence alignment i.e. local alignment (local comparison of subsequences) or global alignment (e…