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Types of structures formed by various types of lipid molecules
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PCs are lipids with large head groups, so are more of a cylindrical shape, as a result, they tend to form flat bilayers. PE is a lipid with a small head group, so is in a conical shape. However, they ...

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Do symptoms indicate 'strength' of someone's immune system?
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A person is said to have a weak immune system when he/she gets infected very frequently. Such individuals tend to get more tired than others, their wounds heal way slower than others. You may want to ...

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What is role of centriole in the formation of microtubule during cell divison?
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What is the function of centrioles( two barrel-shaped structure perpendicular to each other) in the formation of microtubules? Let's clear your basics first, Centrioles have no function in the ...

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How do peroxisomes work?
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1. Let's first look into the relation of lipid biosynthesis and peroxisomes - According to this article, the main functions of peroxisomes are- As you can see most of the pathways that occur are ...

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Why is neutralizing important when carrying out the Benedict test?
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Benedict's reagent is used mainly to test the presence of reducing sugars. However, it can also be used to test non-reducing sugars indirectly. For that to happen, non-reducing sugars are first ...

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Are the complementary base pairs known as genes?
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Don't assume a chromosome to be some X-shaped box that contains DNA inside it and DNA as a container of genes. DNA, genes, Chromatid, Chromosomes are just different names at different levels of the ...

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Tiny deep red flower shrub species ID
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It's Jatropha gossypiifolia, a medium-sized (maximum 15m) shrub.The leaves are similar to the leaves of a cotton plant (Gossypium). Often categorized as an agricultural weed. Poisonous for mammals ...

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Flower Identification
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Its Vachellia farnesiana Wikipedia link Common name - Sweet Acacia, दुर्गंध खैर durgandh khair (In India)

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What is the interchange of nutrients between plants called?
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Since all the exchange takes place at a molecular level, it can be called Bidirectional transportation/ Bidirectional transfer of minerals, carbon, and other nutrients. During the symbiotic ...

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Is the Orca a Whale?
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All dolphins are whales but all whales are not dolphins. Orca, the killer whale is the largest member of oceanic dolphin family. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killer_whale

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Where do garbage flies come from?
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Q-> Origin of Insects/flies and Who reproduces them? A-> Eggs laid by adult female flies. Q-> Where do they come from? A-> Nearby sewage, society waste-disposal areas, drainage systems. ...

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Where can I get info about A. thaliana proteins' locations?
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You can also try using The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR). It is the database specifically created for model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. You can download the files in .fasta, .gz, .txt,...

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Transpiration and Water Uptake
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water goes in by osmosis and nothing is mentioned regarding diffusion. Someone, please clarify this. You'll need a good understanding of the difference between osmosis and diffusion for this. Osmosis ...

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Need help identifying spider
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The spider looks very similar to Tarantulas. They are not harmful to humans but can show allergic reactions in pets when bitten by a spider. Check out this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarantula.

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