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reviewed Reopen Is there an online gene library?
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reviewed Leave Open Is the molecule nitric oxide responsible for healing blood vessels?
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reviewed Leave Open Why do we find some things disgusting and others delicious?
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reviewed Close Why is the blood pressure in the superior vena cava during inhalation less than during the exhalation?
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awarded  Explainer
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reviewed Leave Open Question about clusters and populations
Jan
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comment The damage of cancer cells
Interesting point. No idea why cancers of the heart are so rare!
Jan
23
comment The damage of cancer cells
As you can see from the graph, it is not exact, but just a correlation between cell divisions and cancer - many other environmental factors affect cancer risk too, and some tissues may be more exposed than others? What makes you say muscle specifically?
Jan
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comment The damage of cancer cells
No problem @MalicOfSdom. If I have answered your question please accept it. If you would rather wait to see whether others answer as well feel free, but vote up/down as appropriate, and accept an answer to help future users of this Q&A !
Jan
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revised The damage of cancer cells
added additional information on cause of mutations
Jan
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comment The damage of cancer cells
Hi @MalicOfSdom, see my edit!
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revised The damage of cancer cells
added additional information on cause of mutations
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revised Is it possible to estimate how much variation in common phenotypes is predicted by genetics?
Added genetics tag and made the question work a bit better in the Q&A format
Jan
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answered Is it possible to estimate how much variation in common phenotypes is predicted by genetics?
Jan
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comment Does increased cell turnover cause cancerous mutations?
So is your question "Does increased replication rate lead to a higher likelihood of mutation?"
Jan
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answered The damage of cancer cells
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reviewed Leave Open Is bootstrapping an acceptable way to determine standard error for binding constants?
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reviewed Reviewed How Many Generation We can Run a Mycelium of Pleurotus ostreatus/Pearl Oyster?
Jan
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comment Parallels between pixelized image and the human retina
Interesting answer. In the field of view do the photoreceptors each connect to a single nerve? Roughly speaking how many photoreceptors may channel into a single nerve fiber, on average (unless there are actual values for different areas of the eye!)? This would ultimately be the smallest "resolution" or "pixel size" then, rather than the size of the photoreceptor itself. Thanks again