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Of or pertaining to the cerebrum.


Word origin: French cérébral, from Latin cerebrum (brain)

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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... a superbug, no lol except in theory. One example that comes to mind, that already exists, is toxoplasma gondii, which interestingly, can cause a cerebral infection which has been found to change sexual behavior in women - making them more promiscuous. It's theorized that this is because the virus ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4227

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... chemical and functional counterparts of big and small brains in modern man are not known. Published interracial comparisons of thickness of the cerebral cortex and, particularly, of its supragranular layer, are technically invalid: there is no acceptable proof that the cortex of Negroes is thinner ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 258632

Amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein degradation products

... with the other two isoforms, APP695 lacks the Kunitz protease inhibitor (KPI) region outside the cell. Neurons expressing APP695 subtypes in the cerebral cortex of APP695, APP751 and APP770 mRNA ratio of 20:10:1. The function of APP may be: (1) G protein-coupled receptor-like role to participate ...

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by Anonymous
Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein degradation products
Replies: 1
Views: 6494

help match biology

... voluntary motor muscle action (such as to throw a ball) Unconscious control of the muscle co-ordination and balance Sends messages from tone cerebral hemisphere to the other. Connects right and left hemispheres Direct link to the pituitary gland of the endocrine system, plays a major role ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
Replies: 1
Views: 3260

Re: about cholesterol

... part that I explained which is to push plaques back. The invasive ways can lead to pieces of plaque coming off leading to pulmonary embolism, cerebral strokes, and the well known heart attack. I prefer the drugs and dietary intervention to invasive procedures.

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
Replies: 5
Views: 2690
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