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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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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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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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can be used for questions on experimental hardware; experimental set up; experimental procedures; surgical techniques etc.
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not for asking questions about "learning biology". Learning is acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing differe…
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disorders characterised by progressive neuronal cell death.
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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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single-stranded RNA viruses that reverse-transcribe their genome into DNA that is then integrated into the host genome.
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For questions about the biological aspects of alcohol, such as metabolism, mechanisms of effect, etc. Questions should be carefully written to focus on the biology. Chemistry questions are off-topic.
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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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Questions pertaining to the study of the digestive system.
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Gene annotation refers to the characterization of a gene's exon-intron-UTR structure.
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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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Pertains anything concerning the act of moving, motion and locomotion as well as the change of place or posture.
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a class of small (22 nucleotide in the mature form) non-coding RNA. They are present in plants and animals and function as transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulators of …
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the study of rates of chemical or biochemical reactions, as well as the metabolic flux rates of biochemical intermediates within the body (e.g. glucose, amino acids, lipids, bile acids).
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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 genome-wide association studies.
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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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