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Feb
14
revised Why do mammalian red blood cells lack a nucleus?
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Feb
14
asked Why do mammalian red blood cells lack a nucleus?
Feb
14
comment Mitosis in human body
But from how I understand it, blood cells are not really cells in the sense that they are just bags of haemoglobin without the standard internal organelles found in cells.
Feb
14
asked Mitosis in human body
Feb
3
comment Is Behe's experiment (evolving the bacterial flagellum) plausible in the lab?
Behe has no concept of the time scales involved: (Douglas Adams, replace space with time)Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.
Jan
20
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Jan
20
comment What is the prehistory of amino acids in cells?
This is an interesting paper. I've not picked through it in detail, but it seems to assume we started with the triplet code immediately and did not pass through a doublet code as other people have proposed ( imb-jena.de/~sweta/genetic_code_and_evolution/evolution.html )
Jan
18
comment What is the prehistory of amino acids in cells?
@shigeta: check the paper I've added as a reference
Jan
18
revised What is the prehistory of amino acids in cells?
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Jan
17
revised Why 22 amino acids instead of 64?
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Jan
17
revised Why 22 amino acids instead of 64?
did what they asked me to do, summarize the paper
Jan
16
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Jan
16
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Jan
16
accepted What is the smallest number of amino acids required for life?
Jan
16
asked What is the prehistory of amino acids in cells?
Jan
15
revised What is the smallest number of amino acids required for life?
Made it into just one question
Jan
15
comment What is the smallest number of amino acids required for life?
@J.M. Yes, that's what I mean.
Jan
15
answered Why 22 amino acids instead of 64?
Jan
15
revised What is the smallest number of amino acids required for life?
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Jan
14
asked What is the smallest number of amino acids required for life?