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1. One of two organs or parts in different species of animals or plants which differ in structure or development but are similar in function.

2. A compound that resembles another in structure but is not necessarily an isomer (e.g., 5-fluorouracil is an analog of thymine); analogs are often used to block enzymatic reactions by combining with enzymes (e.g., isopropyl thiogalactoside vs. Lactose).

Synonym: analogue.

Origin: g. Analogos, proportionate

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Re: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... to go through the state transition it needed to work from about 3 inches away. You could see the AC potential in my hand with expensive sensitive analog test equipment.

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by lenslens
Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Please answer: Group selection and Sociobiology

... I wonder if group selection is a valid way of explaining social phenomena like cultures, religions etcetera? I know that there is a cultural analog to genetics for cultures called memetics, but long I've wondered if cultures aren't just constructs that are based on biological entities (genes). ...

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by Veritophilia
Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Please answer: Group selection and Sociobiology
Replies: 1
Views: 1694

Re: How can a protein without a G-site bind to GSH?

... i only got 1 band and the score for that 3% sequence is 100% of an acyl carrier protein lpxA-like motive. my suspicion is this animal utilises an analog of GSH. Thank you very much.

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by hurzz
Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: How can a protein without a G-site bind to GSH?
Replies: 11
Views: 4938

Analog model of morphology

Hello every one, I am writing here because I have developed a model that looks at anatomy from a different perspective; it classifies and relates organs based on symmetries. These analogies are listed in my blog http://eidolondoor.blogspot.com/ , along with the reasons that have leaded me to them. P...

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by addso
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Analog model of morphology
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Views: 3010

Re: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)

... :) But stress chemicals, that could be it...through breathing? No, they didn't measure the floating electricity. They put a man and a plant on analog polygraphs, which drew their activity on the same sheet of paper. And when the man showed some activity, the plant right afterwards did too. ...

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by biba56
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)
Replies: 3
Views: 3498
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