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Postby Dustfinger » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:55 am

Is it a poison ? ???
Is it a drug ?
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Postby Dr.Stein » Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:26 am

Is it alive? NO
Is it a substance from an organism? YES
Is it part of a cell? YES, to be precise: a product of cell
Is it an illness? NO
Is it a molecule? YES, to be precise: molecules or compounds
Is it a chemical? YES, a chemical matter
Is it a mineral? NO
Is it a hormone? NO
Is it a poison? YES, in a misuse
Is it a drug? YES, can be categorized that way
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Postby Micky T » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:51 am

Is it a protein?
Is it produced by all cells, or only particular cells?
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Postby Dr.Stein » Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:29 am

Is it a protein? Not always
Is it produced by all cells, or only particular cells? Particular cells, particular part

Second hint: this is NOT a single substance, this is a group of several substances :)
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Postby Micky T » Fri Oct 27, 2006 7:26 am

Can it be used for medicinal purposes?
Is it found in humans?
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Postby Dustfinger » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:31 am

Doy ou mean poisons or hormones ?
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Postby Amrik » Fri Oct 27, 2006 1:59 pm

Is it a Combination of Proteins & Lipids?
Those Particular Cells Are They Found in Humans Or Plants Or Animals?
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Postby sachin_vch » Sat Oct 28, 2006 5:52 am

:P Antibiotics? :P

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Postby Dr.Stein » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:12 pm

Can it be used for medicinal purposes? Yes.
Is it found in humans? Can be, but not all.
Doy ou mean poisons or hormones? - I have no idea about this question :?
Is it a Combination of Proteins & Lipids? No. Protein-only or lipid-only.
Those Particular Cells Are They Found in Humans Or Plants Or Animals? All, human, plants, animals.
Antibiotics? Nope :P But it is also started with "A" and ended by "s"

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Postby Amrik » Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:37 pm

are they antigens?
are they produced by the mitochondira of the cells? nucleaus?
is the production of the thing u r talkin about is normal or is it produced in abnormal conditions?
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Postby Linn » Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:12 am

Amrik wrote:are they antigens?
are they produced by the mitochondira of the cells? nucleaus?
is the production of the thing u r talkin about is normal or is it produced in abnormal conditions?


I think you are correct because plants have too.
Plant cells produce alkaloids too???
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Postby Dr.Stein » Mon Oct 30, 2006 2:43 am

Are they antigens?
Yes, but our body generates tolerance for them.

Are they produced by the mitochondira of the cells? nucleaus?
They are called as "secondary metabolites"

Is the production of the thing u r talkin about is normal or is it produced in abnormal conditions?
Normal. It is naturally and normally produced by plants or animals.

Plant cells produce alkaloids too?
Alkaloids is ONE of this substance ;)
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