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(noun) Plural form of catalyst.

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Data analysis: DNA alignment HELP?

... human cells, investigators working in plant systems designed experiments to determine whether plants also possessed CDKs that functioned as the catalysts for cell cycle progression. To isolate a cDNA encoding a CDK in maize, investigators aligned the predicted amino acid sequences of human cdc2, ...

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by TToe
Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Data analysis: DNA alignment HELP?
Replies: 1
Views: 2387

Re: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?

... for something in a 1982 paper that I did not know about, where in its Abstract it theorizes a two letter codon: THE POSSIBLE ROLE OF ASSIGNMENT CATALYSTS IN THE ORIGIN OF THE GENETIC CODE VAHE BEDIAN * Department of Biophysical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New ...

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by GaryGaulin
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?
Replies: 4
Views: 14461

Protein structure

... peptide bonds into a chain. Within and outside of cells, proteins serve a myriad of functions, including structural roles (cytoskeleton), as catalysts (enzymes), transporter to ferry ions and molecules across membranes, and hormones to name just a few. With few exceptions, biotechnology is ...

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by CindyHang
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Protein structure
Replies: 4
Views: 15586

Theories - Origin of Life

... vents, spewing key hydrogen-rich molecules. Their rocky nooks could then have concentrated these molecules together and provided mineral catalysts for critical reactions. Even now, these vents, rich in chemical and thermal energy, sustain vibrant ecosystems. Community Clay The first molecules ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128504

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of trial and error. CHURCH : But none of us has recreated that any. SHAPIRO : There must have been much more primitive ways of putting together catalysts. CHURCH : But prove it. Notice how both Church and Venter agree that the ribosome has no precursor, in fact Church recommends that the ribosome ...

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by scottie
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128504
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