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Are all of our hormones synthesized in the same gland that they are secreted from?
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For many, yes. But for some, like oxytocin and ADH, which are secreted from posterior pituitary, are synthesised in hypothalamus, the sites are different

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Understanding Genetic Dynamics of Specific Problem
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First of all, since two is incorrect, and one is not possible, three is the most probable answer. It is also supported by the format of question that three different types of white purelines are given....

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Solving Hardy Weinberg problems
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Lets say there are 2 alleles. One of them is represented by B and other by b. Both will have some frequency at a specific time in a population. Now, frequency is number of that allele divided by total ...

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Homework problem:Introductory genetics
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Ok, Josh has PCD. That gives three possible genotypes for parents:- ( let the alleles be P and p) 1) Pp x Pp 2) Pp x pp 3) pp x pp In (1), the probability for next child to be pp is 25% and to have ...

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what is the difference between pituitary dwarfism and thyroid dwarfism?
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Pituitary Dwarfism is a condition where less amount of growth hormone results in abnormally slow growth and short stature. Growth hormone is released under the influence of hypothalamic growth hormone-...

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Do all proteins start with methionine?
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When ribosomes create peptides, Methionine is the starting amino acid. But, in many proteins, Methionine Aminopeptidases cut it off from N-terminus. This happens in cases when methionine is not ...

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What are some effective strategies for testing whether a trait is an adaptation?
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See if the trait gives any significant advantages as compared to absences of trait. Also if the trait is present in almost all organisms and no variation is found, then see if it has any use. Like ...

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Why are there still useless traits/mutations in our body
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Natural selection "selects" the trait that is less advantageous and removes/ reduces its frequency. It is like a filter paper. All solids are filtered out of mixture while clear liquid is collected. ...

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Autotrophic and heterotrophic organisms in anaerobic condition
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It is not necessary that all heterotrophs are aerobic. Many are anaerobes (yeast etc.) Anaerobic Heterotrophs These anaerobes live on glycolysis and fermentation (as far as I know). These two ...

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Why is wind cold for humans?
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This phenomena has nothing to do with any different kinds of receptors. When we are wet, we have lots of water on our surface. The evaporation of water causes cooling. Blowing wind tends to make ...

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Does learning increase the number of neurons in the brain?
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The no. of neurons only increase during development. As, a person grows, the no. of neurons is constant or decreases (degradation due to injury or other brain diseases). The no. never increases. ...

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Why are pharmacology studies so experimental?
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The First thing is that that you can't study any process until it happens. So even if you know the structure of receptor molecule, you can't always be sure that it is completely safe. It does seem a ...

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Mosquito physics
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Speed of mosquitoes vary from place to place and their current health status.But if there is any such problem, maybe you can run a short distance (some yards) and then they won't harass you for some ...

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