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1. In chemistry, a series of atoms held together by one or more covalent bonds.

2. In bacteriology, a linear arrangement of living cells that have divided in one plane and remain attached to each other.

Origin: L. Catena

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What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?

... maths. I don't really have any natural ability when it comes to mathematics. I understand stuff like chemical bonds, chemical reactions, molecular chains, enzyme functions, protein functions, genetic traits, genes, chromosomes, atoms, electrons, polarity and so on. I know i do have some academic ...

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by KF81
Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?
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Re: immunoglobulins

... body fluids and tissues, including the urine, spinal fluid, lymph nodes, and spleen. Each immunoglobulin molecule consists of four polypeptide chains: two heavy chains (H chains) and two light chains (L chains). There are five antigenically different kinds of H chains, and this difference is ...

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by RZachary1
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
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Re: immunoglobulins

Not exactly sure what the question is. There are 5 types of heavy chains, one for each of the classes of immunoglobulins: IgM, IgG, IgD, IgA, and IgE. Each type of heavy chain has a distinct set of cystine cross-links.

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by noncentric
Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
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Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!

... there it happened to need no improvements, so natural selection took a vacation." I don't understand why there couldn't be two simultaneous chains of evolution, independent of each other, in different parts of the world, with one happening to converge faster to what we know of as a rabbit, ...

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by Steiner
Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!
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"GRAM NEGATIVE- clustered in chains, splotches, and red/pink. Blue Vegetative cells." - Rods or Cocci??? "THIOGLYCOLLATE MEDIUM- Anaerobic" -Which anaerobe? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thioglycollate_broth) "SEMI ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Microbiology
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