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The act or state of separation into branches; division into branches; a division or branch. The sciences, with their numerous branchings. (L. Watts)

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Bacterial Taxonomy

... Bacteria reproduce asexually, with the most common 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 ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 7253

possible tfamily trees from four animals

... by Richard Dawkins. in the chapter entitled The One True Tree of Life, when he is explaining a Cladist's practice of taxonomy based on bifurcating branching trees, he states: 'Each of the fifteen possible trees uniting four animals represents a possible family tree. Of all the fifteen conceivable ...

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by ksharpe212
Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: possible tfamily trees from four animals
Replies: 7
Views: 4259

the genetic code as proof of common ancestor

... different "options" in terms of which triplet sequence codes for which amino acid. Therefore, presumably, there would have been multiple branching points in the course of it's evolution in which different genetic codes would have arisen. Of course, this wouldn't have taken place if there ...

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by alexpdys
Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: the genetic code as proof of common ancestor
Replies: 9
Views: 6241

Re: Kindly help me fill up this. (NOCARDIA)

... fast stain. It's either nocardia or TB when the test is positive Actually, Nocardia are partially acid fast. Gram +ve bacilli + coccobacilli with branching filaments (fungus-like) partially acid fast Catalase+ Urease+ ID by morphology, confirm by molecular tests. Tests that are listed here are ...

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by Cat
Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Kindly help me fill up this. (NOCARDIA)
Replies: 6
Views: 3489

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of which you now don’t wish to discuss. Below is a broad paraphrase description from wiki that I essentially agree with. A phylogenetic tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities based upon ...

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by scottie
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135456
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