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Enzyme that catalyzes the serial addition of monomers to synthesize a polymeric biomolecule. This term usually applies to DNA/RNA polymerases which synthesize these nucleic acid polymers from mononucl…
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Extinction refers to the global disappearance of a taxon, caused by the death of the last individual member. Extinction can be used on many different levels and may relate to populations, groups of po…
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a movement of hobby biologists practicing outside of mainstream labs. This means that budget, availability of technology, and possibly background knowledge may be minimal.
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a substance which causes the the body to produce a reaction of the adaptive immune system. Contact of the immune system to antigens results in the production of highly specific (antigen …
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the scientific study of spiders and related animals such as scorpions, pseudoscorpions, harvestmen, collectively called arachnids. It can include the study of ticks and mites which is s…
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The study of the function, chemistry and structure of cells.
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Children born from the same pregnancy. Twins can result from either a single zygote (monozygotic, or identical twins) or from two, separately-fertilized egg cells (dizygotic, or fraternal twins).
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concerned with the study of the structure and function of the cell, especially the chromosomes.
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Behaviours that transfer information between organisms
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Basic (positively charged) proteins that help in compacting the genomic DNA in the form of chromatin, by forming nucleosomes.
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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 modification of an RNA after transcription, in which intervening nucleotide sequence sequences (introns) are removed and the remaining sequences (exons) are joined.
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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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refers to how the body interacts with drugs such as how the body absorbs, distributes, metabolises and excretes (these four aspects of pharmacokinetics are often abbreviated ADME) said drugs.…
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the study of inheritance at the phenotypic level.
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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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Involuntary movements in response to stimuli which usually employ circuits local to the spinal cord or in the cranial nerves, though not exclusively.
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Questions pertaining to the conversion of sugar to ethanol, gas, or acids by bacteria or yeast.
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Questions pertaining to the study of the digestive system.
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a monosaccheride which is build up by plants during photosynthesis.
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