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Questions pertaining to fruit flies of the genus *Drosophila*.
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The laboratory technique involving the extraction of DNA from a cell in a pure form.
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An interdisciplinary area of study in the life sciences with a focus on complex interactions and large networks of biological molecules and processes.
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the mechanism by which a disease is causing the disease. For bacteria this can be the secretion of a toxin which is toxic for the host.
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Set of methods to visualize certain properties (structure, gene expression, potential changes, etc.) of organisms or single cells.
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Protein Data Bank, a publically available database of molecular structures of proteins
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an internal, bean shaped organ of vertebrates. Kidneys are responsible for secreting urine, regulate the electrolytes of the body and filter the blood.
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A collection of tissues which work together to accomplish a function. The organisational unit above tissues and below systems.
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the studies of the biophysical properties of enzymes and their substrates.
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The people-biota-environment interface: organisms used by humans, and the ways humans conceive of those organisms. This can include wild, managed or domesticated organisms used for food, medicine, and…
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the study of energy transfer within and between cells, organisms, and their environment, including the underlying chemical reactions.
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Questions pertaining to the production of an immune response to self tissues/molecules.
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the process in which one parent cell divides into two daughter cells. The interiour (cytoplasm, DNA, mitchondria etc.) of the parent cell is divided between the two new cells.
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Organisms whose cells contain organelles, complex structures enclosed within membranes, in particular a nucleus.
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A chip-based assay that allows parallel detection of thousands of samples, such as DNA, at once.
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Internal organ of vertebrate species which is important for a lot of biochemical functions including production of molecules, detoxification and production of glycogen.
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the respiratory organ which allows the take-up of oxygen and the release of CO2. They are present in most animals which breathe air including many fish species.
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Biology dealing with study of reproductive process, especially in higher animals. Closely related to reproductive endocrinology.
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The maintenance of a constant internal environment - for example temperature, carbon dioxide concentration or water concentration, etc. within an organism.
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Chemistry relating to carbon-containing compounds. Should relate to biology as opposed to being purely about chemistry.
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Polymers/Oligomers of mononucleotides. Nucleotides are composed of heterocyclic bases such as Adenine, Guanine, Thymine, Cytosine, and Uracil linked to a backbone moeity such as ribose (RNA), deoxyrib…
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A structural aberrancy in DNA, as opposed to a sequence change (mutation). Often caused by reactive species.
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a widely-used tool for finding and evaluating DNA or protein sequences. Users can utilize either their own sequences or the genomes of hundreds of organisms. …
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different forms of many possible alternative forms of the same gene. The different eye colors are for example different alleles of the genes that make the eye color.
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either continuous (in electrical synapses) or interrupted by a cleft (in chemical synapses), through which communication is established.
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Hard projections in the mouths of vertebrates used mainly to mechanically digest food. Teeth can also be used for the purposes of defense or obtaining meals, especially in the case of hunting.
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The scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.