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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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reproductive sytem

... which link to the circulatory and respiratory systems. Whilst parts are autonomous the vast majority requires messages from the CNS to perform its functions correctly, linking it to the brain and nervous system. Finally there is always the need for raw materials that can only come from digesting ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... today. Visual motion triggers an acute stress response. This response is a 'survival mechanism' which is given priority over the rest of the body functions. The emotions are tied into this response. Studies tie Television watching to early death. Viewers enter a trace-like state within minutes. ...

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by wript
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32878

miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks

... progression in mouse and human cells by operating as a competing endogenous RNA (ceRNA) for the let-7 microRNA (miRNA) family. reference: HMGA2 functions as a competing endogenous RNA to promote lung cancer progression (Nature, 2013 Dec 5) ceRNABase can captured the above-mentioned HMGA2-TGFBR3 ...

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by rnaworld2110
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:23 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks
Replies: 2
Views: 1084

Biology tests

... lesser than needed on biology tests. One question on the test was for example: What is aids? And I answered by writing about the HIV-virus, its functions (including GP120 and that it affects Th-cells and macrophages) and how it affects the body and the immunesystem. However my teacher added ...

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by finalfantasy
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:01 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology tests
Replies: 1
Views: 494

miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks

... ~200,000 (P<0.05) and ~10,000 (FDR<0.05) ceRNA pairs from CLIP-supported miRNA target sites. provided ceRNAFunction tool to predict the functions of lncRNAs and protein-coding genes from ceRNA regulatory networks. website: http://starbase.sysu.edu.cn/mrnaCeRNA.php 2. Competing endogenous ...

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by rnaworld2110
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks
Replies: 2
Views: 1084
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