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1. A spiral or series of loops.

2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.

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fiber/hair moving thru water

... your hair type at a glance. We've also given you quick care and styling tips as well as product recommendations to help keep your waves, curls and coils looking their best everyday.

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by ebianco
Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
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Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)

... off the inner cell membrane in the form of said organelle and drifts into the cell cavity. The only exception is the ER, where the replicoid coils out and elongates untill it comes in contact with a nucleus. - Endoplasmic Reticulum - Unlike the ER in Eukaryoticcellson Earth, the ER in Imperia ...

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by TemporalV01D
Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)
Replies: 3
Views: 11577

how many types of DNA?

Hey everyone, I was wondering about this: DNA coils up and makes a supercoiled solenoid chromosome. Does that mean each chromosome has 1 DNA strand? and for humans, does that mean we have 23 different types of DNA? Thanks, I can't believe I don't ...

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by SheffieldWednesdayFC
Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: how many types of DNA?
Replies: 3
Views: 4282

effect of temperature on the survival of yeast cells

... being doint the denature thing with the hydrogen bonds breaking menaing the secondary and tertiay structures lose their shape, becoming random coils so the substrate can no longer bind..... so... is this wrong for yeast?

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by lleyew_Acissej
Sat Apr 21, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: effect of temperature on the survival of yeast cells
Replies: 241
Views: 153734

Iodine and plant cells

"The iodine (in the form of I5- ions) gets stuck in the coils of beta amylose molecules (beta amylose is a soluble starch). The starch forces the iodine atoms into a linear arrangement in the central groove of the amylose coil. There is some transfer ...

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by muraceae
Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Iodine and plant cells
Replies: 2
Views: 5991
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