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(Science: biology) in the insect wing, for example: there are two compartments, anterior and posterior, each containing several clones, but clones do not cross the boundary.

It seems from studies with homoeotic mutants that cells in different compartments are expressing different sets of genes. The evidence for such developmental compartments in vertebrates is sparse at present.

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... They too have a defined shape (a spiral ball with flagella on the outside and an acellular interior compartment), a constrained cell number.... and unlike the myxococcus or the cyanobacteria -> the individual cells cannot survive outside the organism. ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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Views: 27983

Fatty acid Oxidation-ATP yeild

... the other, fatty acid oxidation is not the simple reverse of fatty acid biosynthesis. It is an entirely different process taking place in separate compartment of the cell. This allows each process to be individually controlled. Regards Maria

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by mariaijaz
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Fatty acid Oxidation-ATP yeild
Replies: 7
Views: 33059

In and out cell help

... what transport process does this most resemble AND WHY? 4) In the scenario from Question 3, if we assume that inside the theatre is one biological compartment, and the lobby is a second biological compartment, and after the movie ends, the movie-goers are free to pass freely between the theatre ...

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by japjis
Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In and out cell help
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Views: 1806

organs shape

... it answers your question: "The effect of insulin pathway activity on growth is largely autonomous to cells and multicellular regions, called compartments. Specific reduction of dAkt" ( Drosophila Akt protein kinase) "function, an essential component of the insulin signaling pathway, ...

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by animus
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: organs shape
Replies: 1
Views: 4588

Re: Hormone response failure

... decarboxylation, is the first step in degradation of the hormone Compartmentation (in chloroplast), if the net movement of the hormone is into a compartment where it is not chemicaly active. Transport, if the hormone is transported to other plant tisues. But most comonly a failure of hormonal ...

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by Marnitz
Sat Jun 11, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hormone response failure
Replies: 2
Views: 3359
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