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reviewed No Action Needed What senses are active while sleeping?
Jan
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comment Are codons that map to the same amino acids interchangeable?
Nice answer - I was considering posting another but it would be better if you just added this as another bullet point, as it is not mutually exclusive to your suggestions; this paper describes translational pausing of different lengths for different codons, even for the same amino acid, which affects protein 3D structure as well - so it would appear that codons in the DNA have another layer of information beyond that of simply saying which amino acid to add to the protein next!
Jan
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comment Biological age of grafted plants
I have answered a related but not identical question previously "Do trees age on a microscopic level?": biology.stackexchange.com/questions/2055
Jan
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reviewed Approve What is a positive epitope fragment
Jan
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comment Is there tea allergy?
Why the close votes? @Chris you have given a reasonable answer as the comment!
Jan
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reviewed Leave Open Is there tea allergy?
Jan
28
reviewed Leave Open Almost philosophical question about controlling a pest/plague
Jan
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reviewed Leave Open How to retrieve full gene names list and Entrez gene IDs and other annotation information from HUGO gene name list (in R or any)?
Jan
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answered How to retrieve full gene names list and Entrez gene IDs and other annotation information from HUGO gene name list (in R or any)?
Jan
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reviewed Reopen What kinds of cells does human saliva contain?
Jan
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reviewed Reopen Is there an online gene library?
Jan
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reviewed Leave Open Is the molecule nitric oxide responsible for healing blood vessels?
Jan
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reviewed Leave Open Why do we find some things disgusting and others delicious?
Jan
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reviewed Close Why is the blood pressure in the superior vena cava during inhalation less than during the exhalation?
Jan
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awarded  Explainer
Jan
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reviewed Leave Open Question about clusters and populations
Jan
23
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
23
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