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Fibrosis

The formation of fibrous tissue, fibroid or fibrous degeneration


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Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

... “There are more than 6,000 known single-gene disorders, which occur in about one in every 200 births. Examples are cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell anemia, Huntington's disease, and hereditary hemochromatosis” Now some people argue that a disease or genetic disorder that does ...

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by jumma
Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense
Replies: 26
Views: 22490

Bacteriophages and Acne?

... in the US and Western Europe: Acute and Chronic Infections Acne Bladder Infections Bronchiactasis Bronchitis Burns Colitis Conjunctivitis Cystic Fibrosis (co-infections) Dysbiosis / Pathogenic Intestinal Flora Ear Infections (Otitis Media) Eye Infections Gingivitis Intestinal Infections Laryngitis ...

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by victory798
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteriophages and Acne?
Replies: 9
Views: 13040

Theories - Origin of Life

... mutation. I have addressed this above – you want to use probabilities of successive occurrence rather than conjunctive occurrence. Take the cystic fibrosis mutation (the 3 nucleotide deletion), it can repeat itself over many generations in a population, but it is the same mutation. It doesn't add ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929215

Theories - Origin of Life

... top of function. Also please remember that mutations are invariably deleterious to the organism. Take for example the mutation that causes Cystic fibrosis. As I understand it, this is a mutation caused by the deletion of three nucleotides. This is a fairly common mutation and deleterious, it is ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929215

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... magnitude more. Also please remember that mutations are invariably deleterious to the organism. Take for example the mutation that causes Cystic fibrosis. As I understand it, this is a mutation caused by the deletion of three nucleotides. This is a fairly common mutation and deleterious, it is ...

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by scottie
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929215
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