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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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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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Chemicals used in the lab for experiments.
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the study of inheritance at the phenotypic level.
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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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a monosaccheride which is build up by plants during photosynthesis.
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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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social insects in the family Formicidae, a member of the Hymenoptera, which also includes the wasps and bees.
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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 study of biodiversity with the applied goal of learning how to protect species, habitats, and ecosystems from change, particularly that caused by non-natural effects.
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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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Questions pertaining to the conversion of sugar to ethanol, gas, or acids by bacteria or yeast.
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The process of gathering visual studies of tissue or the body for purposes of research or diagnostics.
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The study of evolution with a particular focus on questions about the evolution of modern humans. Questions often incorporate the study of our nearest ancestors, both the extant primates and extinct p…
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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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Behaviours that transfer information between organisms
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Current and past changes in climate as they relate to biological systems. This may include biological drivers of or impacts from changes in temperature, precipitation, atmospheric CO2, sea level, etc.
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the complex of DNA, histones, and other scaffolding proteins that make up the chromosomes, which in eukaryotes is located in the nucleus of the cell.
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