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1. A change.

2. A changing; a making different.

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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... the genetic make up of an already existing one? Whether it is possible or not, could you give me a short layman's definition of how creation or alteration would work, and a theoretical, again, layman's, explanation of its limitations in the context of; a) the effects of an organism,ie how far ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 7929

Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... is no evidence that there is a permanent deterioration in behaviour once the necessary survival skills have been relearned. There is sometimes alteration in behaviour, but behaviour is altering all the time in wild populations too.

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
Views: 56860

Life span of DNA

... damaged or repaired. The DNA damages proposes that aging is a consequence of unrepaired DNA damage accumulation. Damage in this context is a DNA alteration that has an abnormal structure. Although both mitochondrial and nuclear DNA damage can contribute to aging, nuclear DNA is the main subject ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Life span of DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 7009

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... cessation of biological activity of the organism (i.e., death) based on molecular gene concept when the genome is intact. In case it has undergone alteration at death, its repair should restore the life of the organism. Further the body starts decaying immediately after death. What makes the body ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 39362

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... is not part of a cell process. How many of these “neutral mutations” can you name? Your very example of the sickle cell trait reveals a structure alteration as part of the cellular process. All people have fetal hemoglobin in their circulation before birth. Fetal hemoglobin protects the unborn ...

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by scottie
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135971
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