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Ambiguous

doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to signification; capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course; an ambiguous expression. What have been thy answers? What but dark, ambiguous, and with double sense deluding? (Milton)

Synonym: doubtful, dubious, uncertain, unsettled, indistinct, indeterminate, indefinite. See equivocal.

Origin: L. Ambiguus, fr. Ambigere to wander about, waver; amb- _ agere to drive.


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Re: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?

... in detail. As the structural, functional, and kinetic parameters are varied, the dynamics undergoes many bifurcations, allowing an initially ambiguous system of catalysts to evolve to a coded, self-reproductive system. The proposed selective pressure of this evolution is the efficiency of ...

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by GaryGaulin
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:28 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?
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... organisms. Hello, I agree partially with you. The criteria to distinguish among two species of bacteria (or two types of virus) are quite ambiguous. But concerning the superclasses this reasoning is not valid anymore: a virus is clearly different from a bacteria or from a fungus. So, you ...

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by christianstrategies
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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by christianstrategies
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... What I mean is that all mutant microbes has to change of specie after 30.000 generations. 2. the concept of mutation or serious mutation is quite ambiguous, as we have seen: rather, it is pure convention: it could include the mix of parental chromosoms, but it seems not... pure convention... in ...

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by christianstrategies
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:54 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Hard time with homework question

... acid because there is not high levels of NADH which would push the conversion of pyruvic acid to lactic acid. 5. atp=2/Nadh=4??? This question is ambiguous. The answer is going to be the 2 ATP and 2 NADH from glycolysis plus whatever products from the specific anaerobic fermentations that are ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard time with homework question
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