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comment What is the full form of all the Immunoglobulin?
Have you done any research on your own? Like a Google search?
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comment Nature of Dengue Fever Genetic Material
@Kendall you are correct. ss(+)RNA viral genomes behave like mRNA in the host, and are directly translated by ribosomes. The viral proteins thus produced then direct production of more genomes and the assembly of virus particles to infect more cells and other hosts. Viruses that integrate into the host's genome are called retroviruses.
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revised Does the genetic material the sperm carries affect its physical properties
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Aug
31
comment Why does nature use a 4-level system (DNA) to encode information?
Living organisms are not computers, and vice versa.
Aug
31
comment Monarch mimic other than viceroy?
Unless you have photographic documentation of this "new species", it doesn't exist.
Aug
31
comment How do we know Denisovans had 46 Chromosomes
@AMR I don't have a reference at the moment, but I would imagine that people with trisomy 21 are only fertile if the fertilizing gametes have 23 chromosomes, so it all depends on how the extra #21 segregates during meiosis.
Aug
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revised Junk DNA and “random” mutations
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comment Extending a small fragment of DNA
What exactly are you trying to do? If you give a clearer explanation of your experimental setup and goals, we might be able to help you further. As it is, this question is rather vague.
Aug
31
comment How do we know Denisovans had 46 Chromosomes
We know Denisovans interbred with other members of the genus Homo, therefore they must have had the same number of chromosomes. Individuals with different numbers of chromosomes cannot interbreed.
Aug
31
comment Link together all alike DNA sequences
What do you mean by alike? Size? Sequence? Methylation?
Aug
29
comment What the definition of a flanking residue?
@AliceD of course - D = Aspartate, E = Glutamate, A = Alanine, M = Methionine, T = Threonine. It's my favorite peptide :)
Aug
29
comment What the definition of a flanking residue?
Flanking means "next to something." So, in the amino acid sequence DEADMEAT, M is flanked by D on the N-terminal side and E on the C-terminal side.
Aug
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revised Can dietary monosodium glutamate intake induce restlestness?
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comment If humans are 10cm taller than 200 years ago, then how can it be that we are “not much different” from humans 70000 years ago?
Humans are taller and live longer than our ancient ancestors because of vastly improved diet, a less dangerous lifestyle, and modern medical care. Genetically, we are quite similar, which is why we are still classified as the same species.
Aug
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revised Can sexual selection operate in temperature dependent sex determining organisms?
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comment Does anyone have some references on using metal halide lamps in a greenhouse?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is more suited to Gardening & Landscaping.
Aug
27
comment Size of the glycan chain in a glycosylated protein
Uniprot includes glycosylation info if known...
Aug
27
comment How do non-dimorphic birds distinguish sex of possible partners/rivals?
Since we're not birds there's no way of knowing for sure, but I would imagine calls/songs and possibly pheromones have something to do with it. There may also be anatomical differences as well that humans haven't discovered yet.
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revised How do non-dimorphic birds distinguish sex of possible partners/rivals?
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revised Effect of cytokines on dengue virus
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