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1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being side); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part; termination; close; limit; as, the end of a field, line, pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end to pain; opposed to beginning, when used of anything having a first part. Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof. (Eccl. Vii. 8)

2. Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion; issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive event; consequence. My guilt be on my head, and there an end. (Shak) O that a man might know The end of this day's business ere it come! (Shak)

3. Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination; also, cause of death or destruction. Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end. (Pope) Confound your hidden falsehood, and award either of you to be the other's end. (Shak) I shall see an end of him. (Shak)

4. The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, to labour for private or public ends. Losing her, the end of living lose. (Dryden) When every man is his own end, all things will come to a bad end. (Coleridge)

5. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as, odds and ends. I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends stolen out of holy writ, And seem a 957 saint, when most i play the devil. (Shak)

6. One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a brussels carpet. An end. On end; upright; erect; endways. To the end; continuously.

(Science: anatomy) end bulb, one of the two plates of a jewel in a timepiece; the part that limits the pivots end play. Ends of the earth, the remotest regions of the earth. In the end, finally. On end, upright; erect. To the end, in order. To make both ends meet, to live within one's income. To put an end to, to destroy.

Origin: oe. & as. Ende; akin to os. Endi, D. Einde, eind, OHG. Enti, g. Ende, Icel. Endir, endi, Sw. Ande, dan. Ende, goth. Andeis, Skr. Anta. Cf. Ante-, Anti-, answer.

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sugar consumption and weight gain

... other carbohydrates(eg. starch). Why diabetes people avoiding table sugar? Eating table sugar is same as eating starchy food, they all have common end (will enter into glycolysis pathway) moreover table sugar has low glycemic index than some commonly used foods. Table sugar doesn't contain any ...

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Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:14 pm
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Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Re: Mysterious Tooth

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:29 pm
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Topic: Mysterious Tooth
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Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... no amount of facts are going to make this 100% plausible, but I was hoping to get some feedback (what I can do to make it better to support the end result, which is a colony of bacteria on Mars, in a basalt cave, which has achieved collective intelligence). Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
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Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
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... an attL-PCR product or a linearized attL DNA and make a reaction with the destination vector, therefore obtaining the expression clone attB in the end? I can't understand why we have to perform the first reaction! Help!

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by miibay
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Topic: Gateway technology
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Re: Food to ATP energy?

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by tmbirkhead
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