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Heat-shock response

Heat-shock response

(Science: cell biology) a constellation of responses that occur when an organism is exposed to excessive heat and other environmental stresses. Responses include synthesis of some proteins, repression of other proteins, and expression of new proteins.

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Re: Dioxin and Heated Bottled Water

... over 750 degrees F. The myth that water bottles release dioxins in response to ambient heat or freezing conditions has been dispelled by a researcher nearly a decade ago. http://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2004/halden-dioxins-two.html

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:39 am
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Topic: Dioxin and Heated Bottled Water
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Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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Forum: Genetics
Topic: knocking out which genes can make human live longer
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Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Does infection come with fever?
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