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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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designed to prevent old damaged cells from mutating into neoplastic (cancer) cells.
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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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An organism which thrives in extreme chemical or physical conditions which would be harmful to most life forms.
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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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Electromagnetic radiation, specifically the range of frequencies visible to humans ("visible light").
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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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Questions pertaining to sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, a technique used to separate proteins according to electrophoretic mobility
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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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A structural aberrancy in DNA, as opposed to a sequence change (mutation). Often caused by reactive species.
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the studies of the biophysical properties of enzymes and their substrates.
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Questions pertaining to genome-wide association studies.
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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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Behaviours that transfer information between organisms
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A method of determining the arrangement of atoms within a crystal, in which a beam of X-rays strikes a crystal and causes the beam of light to spread into many specific directions.
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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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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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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.