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complicated, not simple.

Origin: L. Complexus = woven together, encompassing

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The Selfish Gene

... would normally term "alive" (which is just a label we put on things), but they would still have evolved, moving toward bubble-enclosed complexes...

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by Darby
Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... genes is quite futile except in very close relatives. If there is only one efficient solution for a certain functional demand, very different gene complexes will come up with the same solution, no matter how different the pathway by which it is achieved. The saying "Many roads lead to Rome" ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 14530

Re: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... would assume). Depending if it's a Neuroendocrine molecule it will need to reach a minimum threshold or exceed that threshold of receptor-molecule complexes in order to produce a response, small physical size makes it more probable for them to bind with ease. One other possibility is that Endocrine ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion
Replies: 1
Views: 3101

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

... more intelligent than the very bigots who are denigrating their intelligence? This is an area where people with deep-seeded insecurities and complexes try to justify themselves to themselves. I mean, actually citing clowns like Rushton and the other rogues gallery of pseudoscientific quacks ...

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by Seth90210
Thu May 23, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332663

ETC - purpose of having different dehydrogenases?

Hey guys, There's something I'm a bit confused by. I've been reading about how E. coli can have different NADH dehydrogenase complexes (more specifically, NDH-1 and NDH-2). One major difference between the two is the fact that NDH-1 is a coupling site (so pumps out protons while transferring ...

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by keetner
Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ETC - purpose of having different dehydrogenases?
Replies: 1
Views: 3537
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