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From the era before Sanger sequencing was invented.


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revised What does “thermodynamic equilibrium” mean for an enzyme-substrate complex?
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comment Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
But, by definition, if the glucose concentration is higher on the outside then the rate of movement inwards will be greater than the rate of movement outwards. In my view the presence of the non-diffusible solute inside the bag will cause a net movement of water into the bag until this is exactly counteracted by the pressure created. The glucose is simply a passive observer and will equilibrate (equal concentration inside and outside). As I say, this is my view, and I am happy for someone to explain why this is incorrect.
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answered Protein structures given in PDB and SNP's
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comment Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
@daniel can you explain what 'force' would prevent glucose from diffusing to equilibrium (= same concentration in both compartments)?
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reviewed Close Why the plants are not black but green?
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answered Activity of DNA glycosylase
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comment Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
@WYSIWYG are you saying that my answer is incorrect and the correct answer is E?
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answered Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
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comment Error in textbook
I agree that, purely from the point of view of the language used in the last sentence, it must mean 'reducing'.
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comment Question about what the liver does NOT do
Even if the liver does store some vitamins, this would not make statement (a) true - there would have to be storage of minerals as well. The liver can store iron as ferritin (along with lots of other tissues).
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revised Why do veins look blue?
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comment Do Noroviruses include many families?
Last sentence - do you mean genus (not family)?
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revised Do Noroviruses include many families?
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comment Anti-parallel DNA code operons
related: biology.stackexchange.com/questions/14299/…