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Function

The special, normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part.

Origin: L. Functio, from fungi = to do


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What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?

... really have any natural ability when it comes to mathematics. I understand stuff like chemical bonds, chemical reactions, molecular chains, enzyme functions, protein functions, genetic traits, genes, chromosomes, atoms, electrons, polarity and so on. I know i do have some academic ability and i ...

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by KF81
Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?
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If consciousness is a function of neurons ?

Which neurons are you considering? 'you' are the combined functions of billions of neurons spread across your brain. When your next door neighbor wakes up in the morning, he's (from your perspective) already waking up in another person's body, and having ...

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by RZachary1
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:53 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: If consciousness is a function of neurons ?
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Views: 1080

I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... DP and DQ molecules, but also proteasome (LMP) and peptide-transporter (TAP) genes. The MHC class III region contains many genes with varying functions. It has been proposed that the MHC region is an immunologic gene cluster, as many of the gene products are involved in the generation of the ...

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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: 1774

New theory of evolution

... we call process of transformations of organisms within many generations, both with reference to transformations of their construction as and functions. It leads from more simple forms to more complex and developed. Eleven billions years took evolution to reach biological phase, but only three ...

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by SystemRGB
Fri Nov 14, 2014 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New theory of evolution
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Views: 817

Re: Diffusion and Fick's law

The diffusivities (diffusion "constants") are implicit functions of temperature. You don't worry about temperature dependence so much because you almost always use Fick's Laws under isothermal conditions (or at least assume it is isothermal enough).

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by noncentric
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Diffusion and Fick's law
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