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Is there a measure of human genetic variation, where human genetic variation can differ more than 1%?

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Why is it thought that protein folding is determined solely by amino acid sequence?

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Why is the GenBank entry for the genomes of RNA viruses like coronavirus written as DNA?

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Why is glycerol kinase absent from adipocytes but present in the liver?

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Examples of enzymes working in reverse?

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How does aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase recognize different tRNAs?

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"Immortal Genes" common to all organisms?

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Do non-functional (‘junk’) protein sequences exist?

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Was lactose present in the environment before the evolution of mammals?

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RNA polymerase and DNA helicase

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Parallel DNA double-helices with Watson–Crick base-pairing: Why do they not occur?

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How is it known that Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis interbred?

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RNA polymerase Sigma subunit: transcription factor, coenzyme, or what?

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Apparent paradox in Glucagon action

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Why are fatty acids synthesized in two carbon units?

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Pyruvate dehydrogenase: Apparently anomalous NAD/FAD redox reaction

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Does the ribosome have protein kinase activity?

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Is there an equivalent to vertebrate endogenous retroviruses in invertebrates or microbes?

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Relative abundance of transcription factors and protein kinases

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How do G proteins move?

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Why do animals excrete excess nitrogen instead of recycling it?

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If a protein has multiple globular domains with flexible peptide linkers in between, how do they fold?

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What is an isolated beta bridge?

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Can an infectious diseases come from a plant?

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How to determine the most likely reading frame of a DNA sequence?

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Will obligate aerobic bacteria die if placed in a buffer solution even in the presence of oxygen?

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Is the genetic term "polycistronic" still used in modern biology?

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What is meant by translational repression by an upstream open reading frame?

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Why is urea not converted to ammonia in the body?

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Why is ATP hydrolysis to ADP, rather than ADP hydrolysis to AMP, used to drive biochemical reactions?

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