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Not definitely limited or localised, widely distributed.

Origin: L. Dis = apart, fundere = to pour

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Questions about DNA dialysis

... bit of volume stuck in the gizmo if you have small volumes, and perhaps a tad stuck in the pores. It should work by simply allowing the ions to diffuse across the membrane so that the initial volume becomes the final volume, and the salts are diluted proportionately. Like, V1/V2 * inititial ...

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by biomart
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Questions about DNA dialysis
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Re: holographic origin of life

... sustained only locally. Due to a problem of space, arbitrary reactions will drop away and equilibrium would occur. Additionally, chemicals would diffuse around not allowing complex reactions to be sustained. Complex arbitrary reactions can be sustained only in an isolated place (remember the ...

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by minasole
Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 15
Views: 27506

Stomata remain closed at night then respiration

Good question.. CO2 can still diffuse out of plant tissue when stomata are closed at night plus plants can reduce their metabolism to reduce the rate of respiration during the night.

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by BasicBiology
Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomata remain closed at night then respiration
Replies: 4
Views: 2409

Re: diffusion

Bigger molecules diffuse more slowly.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: diffusion
Replies: 2
Views: 2617

Diffusion and concentration gradient

... a crowd, with women and men, randomly moving across a sidewalk from one side of a park to the other. If the movement is random, men will gradually diffuse along their gradient, women along theirs, and even though they are all "people," the process still works...

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by Darby
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
Replies: 7
Views: 9732
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