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Attractant

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noun, plural: attractants

An agent that attracts or lures.


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In biology, an attractant may be in the form of a pheromone that attracts animals, such as insects.


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bacteria having multiple genders?

... set of plasmids... so it will not met with any bacteria with even one common plasmid in the set...& can only met with others? And abt that attractant definitions...can't same bact do both things , i mean attracting and sometimes not attracting...i know bacts only reproduce once in lifetime ...

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by 2810712
Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: bacteria having multiple genders?
Replies: 7
Views: 5015

bacteria having multiple genders?

... same group to conjugate. Recent study have discover that there's a mating between bacteria...they use the term for male is for bacteria which do attractant metabolism to attract other bacteria while they use the term for female for bacteria which don't do that kind of thing... this kind of mating ...

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by victor
Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:16 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: bacteria having multiple genders?
Replies: 7
Views: 5015

How do plants reproduce?

Yeah, plants perform difference attractant to different pollinators ;)

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:57 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How do plants reproduce?
Replies: 13
Views: 40240

The Fiber Disease

... generated by a tumble is approximately random, there is a slight forward bias. When, by chance, a cell moves up a spatial gradient of a chemical attractant or down a spatial gradient of a chemical repellent, runs are extended. When, by chance, it moves the other way, runs revert to the length ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:57 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 4989080

Pheromones

... suffer from following- 1. Just imagine... there are many pigs arround him... :lol: 2. And if his mate comes to know that this is a female pig attractant... she might think what he actually wanted to show... :lol: Shrei

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by 2810712
Tue Jan 24, 2006 9:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pheromones
Replies: 24
Views: 9935
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