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Functional group

Functional group- a group of atoms within a molecule that interacts in predictable ways with other molecules

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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... bit more knowledge might be useful, please help me out here :'( . Blood Group Systems : What the heck are MNSs? I have a little understanding of ... by a series of reactions; the A and B transferases encoded by the functional alleles (A and B alleles) of a single gene at the ABO locus, catalyze ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
Replies: 1
Views: 1908

Blood Genetics help please

... (enzymes) that produce the sugar antigens. The O allele enzyme is non-functional, so that the basic sugar antigen is unaltered. The A and B allele ... AB), then both A and B antigens are present and the person has a blood group of AB. Because both the A and B antigens are produced, the A and B ...

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by girlslovebarbie
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood Genetics help please
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Views: 4059

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... nutritional state in early life, source of the sample, occupational group, cause of death, lapse of time after death, temperature after death, ... interracial comparisons are invalid. The histological, chemical and functional counterparts of big and small brains in modern man are not known. ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 334136


... simplest mechanism I can think of is that the dominant gene codes for a functional polypeptide, while the recessive gene codes for an afunctional ... possible for a trait that benefits individuals to ultimately harm the group or even the whole species (see group selection ). Selfishness and uninhibited ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 11209

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... a new species? They took the DNA from one species, added some non-functional "comment lines", removed the DNA from a closely related ... which is believed to be the principal virulence factor of the mycoides group of mycoplasmas . The genome also contains added watermark sequences ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 34866
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