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Energy Flow

The movement of energy around an ecosystem by biotic and abiotic means. Ecological pyramids (food chains) is where a sizable percentage of energy is held, where organisms in the chain supply an energy source to other organisms and so forth, to the top of the chain which then decomposes after death.

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ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.

Source 1 shows a part of the energy flow diagram in an ecosystem. http://i.imgur.com/8qI2PRt.png 1. Part P of the biomass of ...

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by DarDerk
Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.
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The gene flow we are aware of, is between homo sapiens and Neaderthals, right? I don't know. I haven't ... drift. Or the tool-making traits may have certain disadvantages, such as higher energy requirements, that simply aren't worth it. In contrast, if this population cannot ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 10690

Role of membranes in synthesis of ATP in cellular respiratio

seems OK, I would just change this sentence: but uses the flow of electrons generated from its reactions to regulate hydrogen levels. into something like: but uses (better avoid this verb) the energy released during redox reactions taking place iin mitochondria membranes to ...

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by JackBean
Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Role of membranes in synthesis of ATP in cellular respiratio
Replies: 1
Views: 14330

cancer spread biology?

... Valley, Calif., USA [1]. Demonstration of 2 kinds of qigong: 1) opening energy gates of the body and 2) Long Hiu gong ( Dragon-Tiger qigong). 1st ... Influence of qigong state on volume of human peripheral vascular blood flow. 3rd Nat Acad Conf on Qigong Science. Guangzhou, China. 11Eb; 1990. ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cancer spread biology?
Replies: 4
Views: 10812

Thermal insulation by adipose tissue

... influences such as autonomic nervous system activity, the rate of blood flow and the delivery of a complex mix of substrates and hormones in the ... At the same time, adipocytes signal to other tissues to regulate their energy metabolism in accordance with the body's nutritional state. Ultimately ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Thermal insulation by adipose tissue
Replies: 6
Views: 8374
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