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Referring to the chorion or membrane enclosing the foetus.

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Re: Unidirectional ORI, Onion-Skin-Model

... amplified without extra chromosomal replication. A large number of follicle cells surround the egg and produce the chorion. The genes encoding the chorionic proteins exist in two clusters (one on the X chromosome and one on an autosome). Only a single copy of each somatic gene is present. A developmentally ...

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by Rost
Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Unidirectional ORI, Onion-Skin-Model
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Re: HCG Diet - Excellent Idea Or Not necessarily?

... it really means when anyone makes a selective choice about what they consume. The HCG treatment involves the injection of a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin. The idea of injecting this hormone came from the birth control where women are given an artificial does of human hormones to ...

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by daniel.kurz
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: HCG Diet - Excellent Idea Or Not necessarily?
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... a nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound measurement as well as maternal serum testing for pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). An increased nuchal translucency (NT) thickness at 11 to 14 weeks gestational age is a common finding for Down syndrome, ...

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by sometime
Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: PDF & Doc Files
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Biology HW help

... Save Answer 20. Week 7 Q.20 (Points: 5) Which of the following terms is least related to the others ? 1. epistasis 2. pedigree 3. karyotype 4. chorionic villus sampling (X) 5. amniocentesis Save Answer

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by sharingan23
Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology HW help
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Re: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) questions.

Hm, that page went more into the process of how it is tested than most other pregnancy test based sites. So they use an antibody to form a complex with the reagent. Cool. The 20 mlU/ml finally gives me a quanitative detail to work with as well. A good push in the right direction I suppose. :D

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by Pirateyoshi
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) questions.
Replies: 3
Views: 4492
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