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Daughter colony

Daughter colony

a secondary colony growing on the surface of an older colony; it is smaller and may have characteristics different from those of the mother colony.

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... have to catch a cell that is in the middle of a cell division and whose daughter strand differs from the original one - there is a mutation happening ... of Richard Lenski did. Starting with a single "wild-type" colony of E. coli, they maintained it in a liquid culture- in 12 parallels. ...

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by DanielSan
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: Evolution
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Origin Of Male/Female Gender

... organisms like Volvox and C.Elegans where the cells that exists in the colony or organism are both male and female at the same time, a hermaphrodite. ... notice on Volvox is that most colonies have spheres inside. These are 'daughter' colonies, called gonads. It is a means of asexual reproduction. ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin Of Male/Female Gender
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Green Alga

... of Volvox are lined with hundreds flagellated cells that spin the colony along,keeping it in light level suited for photosynthesis. The bright green spheres within are "daughter colonies" that will break out and inflate into full sized Volvox colonies ...

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by chepay118
Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:05 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Green Alga
Replies: 1
Views: 2062

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