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Basal body

Basal body

(Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella consisting of a continuation of the nine outer sets of axonemal microtubules but with the addition of a c tubule to form a triplet (like the centriole).

May be self replicating and serves as a nucleating centre for axonemal assembly. Anchored in the cytoplasm by rootlets. Synonymous with kinetosome.

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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

... (SD) rats, which underwent IT and no operation. Food intake and body weight were measured. An oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) was performed ... and the normal groups respectively after surgery. No differences in basal glucose and glucose tolerance were noted between non-diabetic operated ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant

I have read in biology text book that Rat body surface area is greater than an Elephant,So that Rat has higher Basal Metabolic Rate than an Elephant. How to understand this?

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by kumar985
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant
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... morning, that is, when you do not eat say 12 hours or even fewer BMR = basal metabolic rate or base metabolic rate and the rate is controlled by relative hormonal signaling patterns. Your body does not turn down BMR after only a day or two. You won't see that until well ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Nov 14, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Low Burn
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The Heart

... 4! I'm afraid I don't really know for 2. Contractions in the atria at a basal level are caused by the SA node (which is part of neither system), ... Sorry I can't be more help here :s Heart rate increases when the body's trying to combat change. So you're quite correct in thinking that ...

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by Babybel56
Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Heart
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Re: Re:

... molecule, so it does not need key or anything to penetrate in your body. :roll: And even less so radioactive mice :? Yet AIDS is caused by HIV ... tritium) ergo, there is no link between tritium and AIDS. There is a basal level of radioactivity on earth (will vary depending on where you live), ...

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by enarees
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: AIDS – a tritium disease?
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