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breakdown of a part or whole cell or tissue by self-produced enzymes

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... to Dust” page 58 describes the process of cell death IN THE FIRST STAGE, soft tissue begins to decompose in a chain of events that starts with autolysis, or self-digestion. When breathing and circulation cease, cells are left without a supply of oxygen. The cells survive for a few minutes to ...

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by scottie
Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Something in photolysis doesn't make sense to me

there are always some protons from the autolysis of water or from the organic acids. However, the protons are circulating through e- transport chain proteins into thylakoids and through ATPase out again ;)

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by JackBean
Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:37 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Something in photolysis doesn't make sense to me
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Views: 1795


The link posted above made my head hurt while trying to skim through it. Youch. There are two kinds of people who generally disagree with evolution whether it be Macro- or Micro-. Uninformed people and Bible/Koran/etc. literalists. Within the science community, there is NO debate that evolution has...

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by adkinsjr
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution, Fake theory or real one? here we discuss..
Replies: 15
Views: 11737

Re: Re:

I'm looking at it philosophically. I will rephrase: How did the very first simple cell without the capacity to reproduce itself, develop a mutation which enabled it to divide, if the only way mutations have been shown to occur are through cell reproduction. If the first cell was unable to reproduce...

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by biohazard
Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:32 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolutionary theory a house built on sand?
Replies: 22
Views: 14130

Cell Division Question

... is monitoring every action. moreover the genetic information coded in the DNA does not allow abnormalities or the cell committs suicide called autolysis. i hope u got my point.

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by zakia
Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Division Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3197
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