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Dec
15
revised Can humans be printed?
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Dec
15
revised Why is cyanide poisonous?
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Dec
15
revised What is the best way to orally administer a water insoluble powdered drug to macaque monkeys?
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Dec
14
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Dec
4
comment Finding RNA Loops
So you only need to find the helices, from there identifying the loops is trivial. Can the loops have interactions with other parts of the RNA, e.g. pseudoknots? If not, any secondary structure prediction program like mfold should suit your purpose.
Dec
3
comment Finding RNA Loops
What exactly do you mean by loops? Just unstructured parts of the RNA (= not in any base pairs)?
Nov
26
comment What are the universal laws of Nature concerning animals' behaviour?
This question is just far too broad and rather vague in many aspects to be answerable here in this format.
Nov
26
comment Biodiversity is restricted by genome combinatorics?
@skymninge Such a question would be off-topic on Skeptics, the site requires notable claims for any question.
Nov
22
comment What is the difference between SNP and STR?
It's single nucleotide polymorphism, not polymerase
Nov
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why restriction enzymes cut (usually) at palindromic sequences?
Nov
11
revised Proportion of amino acids from a random polymer of U and C
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Nov
8
comment I need help plotting ADMIXTURE results in R
This question is off-topic as it is not about biology, but about using R. While we allow questions about tools used by biologists, this question is entirely about programming/graphing and not on-topic here.
Nov
7
revised Can parts of a human brain be asleep independently of each other, or vary in the times required for them to fall asleep?
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Nov
6
revised Genetic variation and sensitivity of wild cabbage
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Nov
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on At what temperature does DNA re-anneal?
Oct
28
comment What is Luc Montagnier's research on electromagnetic signals from DNA about?
@TomD Being a Nobel laureate doesn't make him immune from criticism. I read the paper a while back, and it is just extremely bad. He makes an absolutely extraordinary and implausible claim, but the experiments and setups described in the paper (rather badly and without enough detail) are prone to noisy results or contamination.
Oct
28
comment What is Luc Montagnier's research on electromagnetic signals from DNA about?
This question is rather broad, I'd suggest to read the papers and make your question more specific. On the other hand you might not bother with this topc at all, the entire thing is complete nonsense.
Oct
24
comment Large scale reverse transcription?
Can't you use the template you used to synthetize the RNA? You'd need two restriction sites to remove the parts you don't want, but using DNA to synthesize RNA and then using that RNA to synthesize DNA again seems a bit cumbersome.
Oct
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
23
revised Is fat distributed proportionally around the body?
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