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Questions pertaining to the production of an immune response to self tissues/molecules.
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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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a monosaccheride which is build up by plants during photosynthesis.
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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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Copying the genome for the purpose of reproduction.
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short oligo made from nucleic acids. It is the starting point for DNA polymerases to start DNA synthesis. DNA polymerases can only synthesize enlarge existing nucleic but not generate new …
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designed to prevent old damaged cells from mutating into neoplastic (cancer) cells.
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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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can be used for questions on experimental hardware; experimental set up; experimental procedures; surgical techniques etc.
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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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Chemicals used in the lab for experiments.
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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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Protein Data Bank, a publically available database of molecular structures of proteins
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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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the study of inheritance at the phenotypic level.
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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 diverse group of biological molecules that contain carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) atoms. They are commonly used in biological metabolism and catabolism.
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Organelles responsible for protein synthesis in cells. They are distinguished into "free" and "membrane-bound" classes.
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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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proteins which regulate the expression of genes. They are divided into two groups: The group of the general transcription factors which are present in every transcription and…
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Tag for questions related to the collection of all the microorganisms living in association with the body of a multicellular organism, such as the human microbiome, or the full collection of genes of …
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The scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.
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Questions pertaining to the conversion of sugar to ethanol, gas, or acids by bacteria or yeast.
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Scientific procedure to test a hypothesis. The outcome of the experiment either confirms or denies the hypothesis.
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Questions pertaining to the study of the digestive system.