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(noun) Plural form of aster.

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Re: Parasites in water

Thank you for your reply. I'm thinking something in the lines of this: http://www.corante.com/loom/archives/2006/01/17/the_return_of_the_puppet_masters.php toxoplasmosa gondii. I am not sure which type of parasite this one is, but for my novel, I would like for it to mutate and be able to control hu...

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by bjarnidk
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
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Question on Chromatids

... till the cell cycle begins and they merge to become one nucleus. Doubling of the DNA then occurs, and centromeres are made to attach to the asters of the centrioles (mitotic spindle), which will guide the chromatids/sister chromatids during the cell cycle. Since the DNA is replicated semi-conservative, ...

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by kolean
Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Question on Chromatids
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Views: 2480

Could animal sperm fertilize a human egg?

... in "instantaneous abortion" and development can continue through gastrulation (cf. Boveri). This development occurs even though 2(+) asters are introduced into the egg, which royally f***s up the partitioning of chromosomes during the first cell division. And no, the embryo would ...

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by snowcapk
Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Could animal sperm fertilize a human egg?
Replies: 5
Views: 19931

Mitosis Question

... consist of a pair of centrioles, migrate to opposite sides of the cells poles during prophase. During this time microtubes are made and they make asters and spindle fibres. This only occurs in plant, for plants cannot create aster. Thanks anyway.

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by kidarms
Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Mitosis Question
Replies: 2
Views: 2646

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