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Base units

Base units

The fundamental units of length, mass, time, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance, and luminous intensity in the international system of units (SI); the names and symbols of the units for these quantities are meter (m), kilogram (kg), second (s), ampere (A), kelvin (K), mole (mol), and candela (cd).

See: international system of units.


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Re: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA

... Also, I think I was under the impression that if you had the MW of a base pair in DNA, you would divide that MW in half so you could get the MW ... of just doing things without really understanding why you do them (units in stoich and what not). But I really do appreciate the help. Thank ...

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by keetner
Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:11 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA
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... [3]. It has been known since about 1913 that the individual active units of heredity - the genes - are strung together in one-dimensional array ... the “sequence hypothesis” (triplet code or codon, i.e., three bases at a time specified one amino acid) and the “central dogma” of molecular ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
 
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... it is also brought about by diminished production of one of the two sub units in the hemoglobin molecule. Genic changes that produce this condition ... fidelity is achieved by a sophisticated error-checking system involving base selection, proofreading and postreplication repair. James Shapiro (evolutionary ...

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by scottie
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... achieved. (How does it go from A to B) 3) It would not contain parts or units that had no function toward the purpose. Therefore, falsifying this ... a balance of probabilities issue. There is sound scientific evidence to base judgments on.

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Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... to move through sequence space at a pace that often makes their DNA-based hosts ' evolution look glacial by comparison. Over the last two decades ... have even led to recommendations that higher-than-family taxonomic units should be avoided altogether (Goldbach, 1992). The inappropriateness ...

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Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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