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Equivalents

Equivalent

Having the same value, neutralising or counterbalancing.

Origin: L. Aequivalens, from aequus = equal, valere = to be worth


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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... exist? The authors line up a few of the conserved megavirus genes (including those of a more distantly related giant virus, CroV) with the equivalents in other eukaryotic species, and find that they branch off right at the base of the the eukaryotic lineage. In other words, the viruses ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
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Re: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA

... probably because you've used molecular weight of base pair 3) yeah, by that you get the number of molecules. No reason to make that since both are equivalents. But I would guess it's because of the last sentence "10^13 ssDNA strands per liter and that's a lot"

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA
Replies: 6
Views: 5294

Mitochondria & Chloroplast

During active photosynthesis (non-photoinhibitory conditions), mitochondria in a leaf cell are able to oxidise surplus redox equivalents arising from photosynthetic electron transport. Those redox equivalents are then exported from chloroplasts via the malate–OAA shuttle or the DHAP–PGA ...

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by manish94
Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:40 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Mitochondria & Chloroplast
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Question about metabolism and some chemical things?

... building the DNA. It is also the main energy currency of the cell, you can find it everywhere. other NTPs are used for DNA as well. And they are equivalents of ATP, so they can be used sometimes instead of it. Like GTP is often used by GTPases or in Kreb's cycle. NAD and FAD are electron carriers ...

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by JackBean
Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:11 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Question about metabolism and some chemical things?
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Re: Arsenic-eating microbe

So what are the arsenic equivalents of ATP and DNA/RNA?

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by Awol
Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:24 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Arsenic-eating microbe
Replies: 12
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