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From the era before Sanger sequencing was invented.


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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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Jun
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reviewed Close Why the plants are not black but green?
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revised Activity of DNA glycosylase
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answered Activity of DNA glycosylase
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revised Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
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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?
May
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answered Diffusion of Hypotonic solution into solution with glucose and starch
May
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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'.
May
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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).
May
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revised Why do veins look blue?
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May
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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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revised Anti-parallel DNA code operons
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comment Anti-parallel DNA code operons
related: biology.stackexchange.com/questions/14299/…
May
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answered Breathing under water
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comment What is “bacto” peptone?
@leonardo that's a pity since it included a lot of useful information.
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revised Biological advantage of electric synapses
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comment Relation between respiration and concentration of citric acid
Although it is true that citrate can act as an inhibitor of PFK, I see to recall that the relevance of this in vivo is questionable. The key effect, not mentioned in the answer here, is that citrate is an activator of fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase, the enzyme for reaction A. Also worth mentioning that gluconeogenesis only takes place in liver and kidney.