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comment Sexing fish from a tissue sample
Ironically, assuming 100% GSD, FISH might be a good option :)
Feb
6
comment how to find no of annotations of a specific chromosome (say chr10 that is in the chromosome's column)in a tab delimited file in linux
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not about biology. It is a programming question that belongs on Stack Overflow, provided the poster reads their help center, including what is on-topic and what is not, and how to ask a good question. Please also follow the question checklist.
Feb
3
comment Why do simplier plants live in water?
Algae are not plants. They're algae.
Feb
3
comment Scope of Synthetic Biology
Your "minimal genome" statement is equivalent to saying "We've learned how to make a wooden wheel, so inventing a Formula One car should be trivial."
Feb
2
comment Did the Zika virus mutate?
For those viewing this in the LQP queue - just because an answer may be incorrect or lacking details does not necessarily make it low quality or a target for deletion. It is an attempt to answer the question. If you don't like it, simply down-vote.
Feb
2
comment ADCs: by what mechanism are antibodies internalised
This is actually an extremely broad question, which is why I have voted to close. As @Kendall indicates, the primary (but not only) method of antibody internalization is endocytosis, but there are multiple different forms, and the exact mechanism will depend on the structure of the Ab, its target, where it binds, and the physiological context (normal vs. cancerous cells, etc.). The Annual Reviews article linked might be a little above your head (if you can get access to it), so I'd start with the wiki article I linked, as well as google searches.
Feb
2
comment Distribute work for writing a lab report
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not about biology as defined in the help center.
Feb
1
comment Animals in predicting disasters..!
@Pi5 then please cite your sources in your question so we can evaluate them. Just because you read something on the internet or in a book doesn't mean it's true, unfortunately. Google "chemtrails" for an example.
Feb
1
comment How does food preservatives effect salivary digestion?
First you'll have to provide evidence that preservatives do have an effect on saliva.
Feb
1
comment How is “fine mapping of pelvic regulatory region” done in the stickleback PitX1 paper?
Providing a link to the full text of the paper would be extraordinarily helpful...
Feb
1
comment Can stem cells from male convert to cells of female-only organs, and vice versa?
@user19270 no, you are completely incorrect. There is no "stimulation" to change an X chromosome into a Y, or vice versa.
Jan
31
comment Cesium-137 From Fukushima Meltdown
@samseva If this answer addressed your problem, please consider accepting it by clicking on the check mark/tick to the left of the answer, turning it green. This marks the question as resolved to your satisfaction, and awards reputation both to you and the person who answered.
Jan
31
comment Oxidation and Molecular Degredation of Testosterone Enanthate
You're going to need to find better resources than an internet Q&A site to justify the temperature excursion and the potential inclusion of the physically-modified raw material into any fit-for-human-use stock. That being said, this is the wrong site to ask chemistry questions. Try Chemistry.
Jan
30
comment Growth factors vs. mitogens
Please note that mTOR is not a receptor, it is just a kinase, and also that it can signal through the MAPK pathway as well.
Jan
30
comment Short dated spontaneous ringing in ear
When you add sources to an answer, please link to them. It's great you used Wikipedia - which freaking page? I'd also stay away from "popular science" Buzzfeed-type websites and look for actual medical literature. Maybe google "tinnitus" or use PubMed instead.
Jan
29
comment How are vaccines and inoculations different?
Vaccination has nothing to do with magic. Please clarify what you are asking, and what previous research you have done.
Jan
29
comment The evolution of sleep
What work have you done on your own to answer this question? As it stands, it is quite broad, and would require a very substantive answer. While this is an interesting question, I am voting to close it until it is narrowed to focus on one particular topic, with background detailing what you do and do not specifically understand.
Jan
29
comment Genetic coding question, amino acid to base relationship
@biologyflair bring it up after class. Heck give her my contact info, it's not hard to find from my profile. I'm a Real Scientistâ„¢, I don't mind talking to her :)
Jan
29
comment Genetic coding question, amino acid to base relationship
@biologyflair your teacher is incorrect. Met is START, as well as being the first AA in many proteins. Take this Entrez Protein search for the ribosomal S6 protein, which is conserved across pretty much all species. Pick entries at random and look at the FASTA sequence - the first letter of the second line (beginning of capitalized sequence) is always M. Or, try here for all the proteins in the E. coli chromosome.
Jan
29
comment What does glucose change into?
Homework questions are off-topic on Biology unless you have shown your attempt at an answer. For more information see our homework policy.