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Branch

(Science: plant biology) 1 a natural division of the stem of a large woody plant, especially a stem growing from the trunk or another stem of a tree or from the main or a secondary stem of a shrub.

2 a division or part of a system, subject etc. Botany is a branch of biology.


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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... genes (including those of a more distantly related giant virus, CroV) with the equivalents in other eukaryotic species, and find that they branch off right at the base of the the eukaryotic lineage. In other words, the viruses seem to have had a common ancestor with eukaryotes, but it split ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 9856

Bacterial Taxonomy

... method being binary fission. They all have peptidoglycan cell walls , unlike archaea. Deeply Branching Bacteria The major phyla of the deeply branching bacteria are Chlorflexi, Deinococcus-Thermus, and Aquificae. What are their cell walls and membranes like? Deinococcus has an outer membrane ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 3671

Re: possible tfamily trees from four animals

... think that I came closest with the approach where I got twelve, kind of bascially using the same tree but changing the animals at the end of each branch. If that was even remotely close, I just can't figure out the last three trees. thanks.

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by ksharpe212
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: possible tfamily trees from four animals
Replies: 7
Views: 2515

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... evolution Remember of course, there has to be a functioning entity or biological trait for NS to act upon, and the only mechanism according to any branch of Darwinian evolutionary theory is some random occurrence that produces a function. Now the gene codes for amino acids that the cell needs to ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 893346

Regulatory elements inside introns

Hi I am wondering if intron have regulatory elements other than splicing recognition signals (Donor, Acceptor and branch point sites). because I have found a mutation in the middle of the intron of my gene and noticed that the patient has some phenotypic resulted from this mutation. ...

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by roniadam
Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:19 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Regulatory elements inside introns
Replies: 3
Views: 1848
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