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May
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reviewed Leave Open Why are there ghost images of objects just out of focus
May
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comment Why are there ghost images of objects just out of focus
@AliceD I agree with the OP that this is not a personal medical question but rather one asking about how the eye itself works.
May
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reviewed Leave Open Measuring a plant's electric activity any instructions where to place electrodes?
May
14
comment how to find accurately the closest species to my plant species?
Please edit your question and explain what data you have. What species is this? Do you have its entire genome? Specific genes? Are there any sequences for this species or no sequences at all?
May
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reviewed Reviewed Why are there ghost images of objects just out of focus
May
13
reviewed Close Why do humans stop growing?
May
10
reviewed Reviewed Evolutionarily, why do male rats and horses lack nipples?
May
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reviewed Leave Closed Without help of Insects, can plants & trees bear fruits & flowers?
May
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comment Without help of Insects, can plants & trees bear fruits & flowers?
What plants? Trees are plants, by the way, but what trees? Please edit this question so it is about specific species or classes of species.
May
9
comment How does frame-shift mutation not absolutely ruin the organism?
Oh good grief. I was really on fire that day. I also had a stupid error in my own answer. Sorry about that, Sleepses, @mdperry, comment deleted.
May
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comment History: Building a “Phylogenetic network” of famous evolutionary biologists
It also falls under the six degrees theory. There are very few evolutionary biologists in the world, of course they're all related somehow or other. This goes double for the evolutionary biologists of a century ago. There were very few of them so of course, by definition, they mentored each other.
May
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May
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comment How does frame-shift mutation not absolutely ruin the organism?
@canadianer you're absolutely right, of course. I have no idea what I was thinking of. I leave genomics for 5 years and I forget the basics! Answer edited, thanks for pointing it out and my apologies for being dense.
May
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revised How does frame-shift mutation not absolutely ruin the organism?
removed stupidity
May
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comment How does frame-shift mutation not absolutely ruin the organism?
@canadianer no, it will only affect the downstream sequence of its own exon. The splicing signals are not codons and won't be affected unless the frameshift occurs in the acceptor or donor sequences themselves. How would a frameshift affect a different exon otherwise? Remember that we're discussing frameshifts that happen at the DNA level. Naturally, post transcriptional modifications/mutations are a whole different ballgame.
May
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answered How does frame-shift mutation not absolutely ruin the organism?
May
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reviewed Leave Open Oscillatory electrical system using a chain of neurons
May
5
comment Determining the percentage of the query of an alignment from a BLAST output
Please don't post images of text. Instead, use the formatting tools and add the text directly into your question. That way, we can copy it and test our answers. Also, since this is essentially a scripting question, please clarify what operating system you are using so we know what type of answer to provide. I assume you realize that your output shows that residues 4 through 146 of a 146aa query are aligned, right?
May
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revised Identify chromosome location from gene nucleotide or amino acid number
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May
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comment One Gene and many proteins
This question cannot be answered in its current form. How many of the exons contain a valid START codon? How many exons are in UTRs? How many actually code for protein and don't contain in-frame STOP codons? Please edit and make it more specific.