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Follicles of thyroid gland

folliculi glandulae thyroideae

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... period for reproduction How does an organism determine when to stop reproducing based on their chances of mating? Females have a set number of follicles they are born with. Though, I do see how that hypothesis makes sense if by chance alone the mutation was increased. (admittedly I didn't read ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 26
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Re: recessive traits

... one with red hair and the other with blonde hair? Let's look at this in a much more detailed way. Say, the dominant allele for block hair follicles is B. Since you said that the first person is a heterozygote, the genotype can be written as Bb. Now, even if the other partner is heterozygotic ...

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by sapien
Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: recessive traits
Replies: 8
Views: 4572

Menstural cycle

... matures and oestrogen levels rise FSH and LH are stimulated. My questions are 1) If low levels of oestrogen inhibit FSH (and LH) how can the follicles mature (they are matured by FSH) 2) Why do we say oestrogen inhibits FSH and stimulates LH if it inhibits and stimulates BOTH pituitary hormones? ...

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by jsmith613
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Menstural cycle
Replies: 0
Views: 760

Immune System

... like B-cells. - B-cells can differentiate into plasma cells (produce antibodies), memory cells (form germinal centres in the secondary lymphoid follicles) or B1 cells (similar role to plasma cells). Each has a single unique surface receptor. - CD4 and CD8 are surface glycoproteins, so not really ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

1 day period

It could have just been an month where none of the developing follicles actually ovulated.

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by Darby
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:53 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: 1 day period
Replies: 18
Views: 10369
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