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1. Capable of quick response to a stimulus; having potentiality for emotional arousal.

Compare: irritable.

2. In neurophysiology, referring to a tissue, cell, or membrane capable of undergoing excitation in response to an adequate stimulus.

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Re: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)

... example, distinguish between a relative and a member of other species. As for electricity, wiki says this: "Plant cells can be electrically excitable and can display rapid electrical responses (action potentials) to environmental stimuli. These action potentials can influence processes such ...

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by biba56
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)
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Advice on biology for an engineer_urgent

... nm laser, i would like to detect the penetration of this fluorophore at various depths of this skin model. I am looking for a suitable fluorophore excitable at 532 nm. Can you please help me.... Thanks in advance.

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by rpriyamtech
Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice on biology for an engineer_urgent
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toxicology question

... This is an example of: a) dysregulation of gene expression, b) dysregulation of on-going cellular activity, c) dysregulation of electrically excitable cells d) dysregulation of internal cell maintenance or e) dysregulation of external cell maintenance. so for this question i already eliminated ...

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by jnguyen
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: toxicology question
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Views: 3559

Why I think Neo-darwinism is dead

... and the world arise together . Fransico Varela Morphogenesis is a process that depends on stresses and relaxations . Lev Belousso The soul is that excitable little something that awakens when the sperm and egg embrace In the early embryo, forces are activated that evoke the form of the body, bringing ...

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by supersport
Sat Aug 26, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why I think Neo-darwinism is dead
Replies: 26
Views: 20693

The Fiber Disease

... Toxic Cyanobacteria in Water: A guide to their public health ... Catterall, W. 1980 Neurotoxins that act on voltage-sensitive sodium channels in excitable ... http://www.who.int/docstore/ water_sanitation_health/toxicyanobact/ch12.html - 126k - Cached - Similar pages

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by C3
Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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