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accepted Are SLC52A2 and GPR172A really the same?
Aug
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comment Are SLC52A2 and GPR172A really the same?
the functions just seem to be so diverse that I have a hard time believing it... but you never know, I guess
Aug
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reviewed Approve ethnobiology tag wiki excerpt
Aug
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asked Are SLC52A2 and GPR172A really the same?
Aug
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comment Can one die from pain?
great answer! though the fire/smoke analogy is not so apt: "50–80% of fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation injuries" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoke_inhalation
Aug
2
reviewed Close How does the modern theory of evolution solve these apparent problems?
Jul
30
reviewed Approve sex tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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reviewed Leave Open What is the viability of Intelligent Design as a supplement to chemical abiogenesis and Darwinian Evolution?
Jul
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revised Mitochondrial DNA and recombination
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Jul
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reviewed Approve How to bind antibodies to study their properties?
Jul
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reviewed Approve How does ubiquitin recognize misfolded proteins?
Jun
27
comment When a Lysosome's bonding sites all get bonded to, what is the most resource and energy efficient way to handle the used Lysosome?
Enzymes are catalysts, i.e. by definition they don't get used up. More info on "cellular garbage disposal" can be found here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysosome
Jun
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reviewed Approve Is a “Fact” any theory for which there is overwhelming evidence in any field other than biology?
Jun
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comment Information Gene HBA2
you could also use wikipedia as a starting point: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemoglobin,_alpha_2 for many genes this will give you already a good overview and links to sources
Jun
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comment Information Gene HBA2
Hello, where have you tried to find information on HBA2?
Jun
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reviewed Approve extinction tag wiki excerpt
Jun
8
comment Comparing BLAST and the Smith-Waterman algorithm
BLAST uses a heuristic, but mainly to cut down the time spent looking for homologs, not to produce better alignment. So BLAST is not more accurate than S-W, but often times accurate enough.
Jun
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reviewed Approve Food Intake versus ability to flee among birds, particularly the hummingbird?
May
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awarded  Excavator
May
30
revised Protein data bank syntax: Can two protein secondary structures “overlap”?
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