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Newbie question about the first life

... about the mitochondria: there are two theories about their presence in cells. One of them says that the first host that "swallowed" one was a eukaryotic cell, the other one says that the host ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... predators, only carrying as much DNA or RNA necessary to hijack their host and make extra copies of themselves. The newly discovered virus, called ... also explain the existence of a distinct nucleus within Eukaryotic cells. A paper is being released today, however, that argues that this scenario ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... they're obligate intracellular parasites , entering inside the cells of their hosts as a requirement for survival (thus making it "obligatory"). The chlamydias ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:20 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 4572

Bio Research Paper Writing

... results in the preservation of the virus by preventing apoptosis of its host cell (DNA-damage-response). Mechanistically, DDR-signaling in mammals ... senesence which deprives the cell of its function and when many immune cells are put into this state, immune function becomes highly degraded (DNA-Damage-Response ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Inserting cDNA into a retroviral vector?..

... of the gene into the vector, and later insert that vector into dividing cells of another organism? Theoretically, it's the retroviral cDNA that inserts itself into the host chromosomes, so maybe this would work?

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by x555
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:59 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Inserting cDNA into a retroviral vector?..
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