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Postby MrMistery » Mon Apr 03, 2006 6:07 pm

Ok, let me try.
Biliar salt?
Biliar pigment?
Cetonic body(or acid)?
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Postby Nite » Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:34 pm

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Nope, it's not bile salt or pigment :P

I don't think it's a ketone body or acid too..
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Postby Nite » Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:59 am

okay.. here's a hint: (i can't edit my post....)

it has one part from lipid and one part from an amino acid..
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Postby alextemplet » Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:06 am

Oh, darn, I remember those! Work, memory, work! :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Postby Nite » Wed Apr 05, 2006 11:56 am

okay then.. i shall be kind and release one more hint for u alex:D


It can be found in certain types of plant only...
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Apr 07, 2006 7:08 pm

Well there a lot of molecules with that description. One is phosphatidilserine, a key membrane phospholipid present in cell membranes.
But only found in plants. No idea
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Postby Nite » Sun Apr 09, 2006 5:38 am

Phosphotidylserine is only found in plant?? really?

oky.. i shall give release more hint then.




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Postby kere » Wed Apr 12, 2006 1:13 pm

does it live on land?
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Postby Nite » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:38 am

nope.. it's a molecule...
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Postby Nite » Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:00 pm

nobody replied..

I shall release two more final hints then.. if nobody reply after two days from 19/04, it'll b free for all again k.

don't want to kill this topic.

oky.. here are the hints:

1: It's currently on trial as antineoplastic drug
2: It works by inhibiting mitosis by stabilizing the microtubules.
3: It's a secondary metabolite.

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Postby mmiaosmiling » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:44 am

colchicine?

hey. why is it too short?
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Postby Nite » Sat Apr 22, 2006 2:31 pm

u are getting very close

almost there.. it is quite similar to colchicine.

keep trying. u are getting it:D

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