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Adult

a living organism which has attained full growth or maturity.

Origin: L. Adultus = grown up


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Stem Cells and Cell division?

... of embryonic stem cells (As I know that Cell Specialization must occur in order for all our vitals and tissues to be formed). However, somatic (Adult tissue) stem cells I am unsure of. My question is, is that if our vitals and tissues are formed during our embryonic stages of development, then ...

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by CaptainCovalency
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:54 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem Cells and Cell division?
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Views: 464

licorice root a stress reliever?

... to momentary increases in cortisol levels (van Eck et al., 1996; Peeters et al., 2003; Pressman et al., 2005; Adam, 2006) in both adolescent and adult populations.

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
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Is it possible for humans to get cells like an electric ee

... Fish have a copy of their genome But this is possible in humans, called polyploidy (mosaic type) this can occur during cell division after birth, adult, etc... so some humans can have copies of SCN4A as well.

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by Coelacanth
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:35 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it possible for humans to get cells like an electric ee
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Views: 639

Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... exceptions on the second list ("Morphology"), which is the unique case of the paradoxical frog, whose tadpole is bigger than the adult. Please let me know about any additional examples. The complete set of lists includes nearly a thousand cases and can be useful for students who ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 14
Views: 8722

Stem Cells

... body attacks cells that come from non-self sources, and since most stem cell treatments come from non-self sources this could cause problems. Both adult and embryonic stem cells could differentiate into a cancerous form. To avoid these problems: Cells can be used from same patient that is being ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:53 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Stem Cells
Replies: 5
Views: 4547
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