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revised Are there any studies that suggest an evolutionary advantage of dreaming?
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Apr
19
revised How is evolution possible in contemporary humans?
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Apr
19
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Apr
18
reviewed Approve Preferred criteria for new bee colony location
Apr
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comment Is it possible to have multiple stop codons in one exon?
@MattDMo absolutely. Not only is there "abnormal" readthrough, you also have selenoproteins where the amber codon codes for a bona fide aminoacid, Sec.
Apr
6
comment What is the difference between multiple allelism and polymorphism?
There are many different meanings of polymorphism and not all involve different phenotypes. Please edit your question and give us more context. Neither of the definitions you use are really correct.
Mar
28
answered How scientists can be confident that human embryo tail is really a tail?
Mar
25
awarded  genetics
Mar
20
revised What are these flitting sea worms?
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Mar
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comment How to get the correct RefSeq Protein transcript for a given RefSeq Nucleotide transcript?
Are you always dealing with the latest nt version, or do you need to get previous ones?
Feb
16
comment How to quantify quality of vegetables and fruits?
OK, in that case, please edit your question and make it more specific. "Quality" can refer to any number of things.
Feb
16
comment How to quantify quality of vegetables and fruits?
What exactly do you mean by "quality"? Do you only mean edible vs spoilt?
Feb
8
comment amount of tRNA and its extra arm
Total RNA of what? The species? What species? The cell? What cell? Total in terms of what? The number of genes coding for it? Molecular mass? RNA moieties? Please edit your question and clarify.
Feb
4
comment new DNA sequencing technologies?
Yes, there's a new technique called Sanger sequencing. Have you heard of that? In other words, if you don't tell us what you know, how can we tell what you don't know?
Jan
25
comment How to predict Protein-Protein Interactions from a pair of gene symbols?
I don't understand what you mean. What kind of interaction data do you have and what kind are you after? Are you starting by a list of interacting genes and want to check whether their protein products interact as well? Is your question just about how to get predicted PPI interactions for pairs of gene names? If so, there's no need for PDB IDs, the vast majority of PPI databases use other identifiers. Please edit and clarify and then leave me a comment and I should be able to help. Make sure to include examples of your input IDs.
Jan
24
comment Nicotine levels in non fruit/edible parts of plants (that are not tobacco)
Note that the nicotine is not the problem and never was the problem. There are, apparently, some studies that link nicotine itself to certain cancers but the reason that smoking is bad for you is overwhelmingly because you smoke it. Take away combustion and most of the problem basically disappears. Therefore, the source (or even presence) of nicotine is essentially irrelevant. That said, please don't use this forum as a soap box to tout the improvements of e-cigs over smoking. I happen to agree with you 100%, but this is not the place for it.
Dec
23
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Dec
23
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Dec
9
accepted How does plant grafting work?
Dec
8
revised HIV and open reading frames
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