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Degeneration

Degeneration

An effect whereby the productivity of a microbial strain used in a commercial process diminishes after repeated transfer from one culture media to another, often caused by genetic mutation.


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Thinking in terms of evolution

... will doubt that this must be highly injurious to the race of man. It is surprising how soon a want of care, or care wrongly directed, leads to the degeneration of a domestic race; but excepting in the case of man himself, hardly any one is so ignorant as to allow his worst animals to breed. The ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
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Apoptosis in the substantia nigra

... of the aged human brain. However, the cell death process associated with neuronal senescence remains to be elucidated. Apoptosis and autophagic degeneration, two modes of programmed cell death described in embryogenesis and tissue renewal in adult, have been observed in nigral dopaminergic neurons ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Apoptosis in the substantia nigra
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Huntingtin-Gene no results on lymphocytes

... Maybe some expert in Human Genetics can help me out. Question: The Huntingtin-Gene is exprimed ubiquitary. An mutation in the gene leads to neural-degeneration but shows no further harmt to lymphocytes. Explain, why this is the case. Answer: Well, lymphocytes are B- & T-cells and which grow ...

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by dodobirdie
Thu Sep 27, 2012 2:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Huntingtin-Gene no results on lymphocytes
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Views: 1358

evolution and endangered species

also agree with Rap. Why are pandas more worth saving then some bugs? Cat: agree about the degeneration, that's basically what Luxorien quoted. So, will we save the virus and spread it around?

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by JackBean
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution and endangered species
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Views: 6710

evolution and endangered species

... will doubt that this must be highly injurious to the race of man. It is surprising how soon a want of care, or care wrongly directed, leads to the degeneration of a domestic race; but excepting in the case of man himself, hardly any one is so ignorant as to allow his worst animals to breed. The ...

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution and endangered species
Replies: 11
Views: 6710
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