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1. Not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit; immature character; immature plans. An ill-measured and immature counsel.

2. Premature; untimely; too early; as, an immature death.

Origin: L. Immaturus; pref. Im- not _ maturus mature, ripe. See mature.

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Structure of flower

... Filament The stalk of the stamen which bears the anther. Anther The pollen bearing portion of a stamen. Pollen Grains containing the male gametes. Immature male gametophyte with a protective outer covering. Carpel\Pistil Female part of the flower. Consisting of the stigma, style and ovary. Stigma ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Structure of flower
Replies: 3
Views: 8313

Bio Research Paper Writing

... np). This induced thymus involution by viruses is caused by modulated cytokine secretion due to the virus which results in apoptosis of immature T-cells (Thymus Involution np). As expected, studies have shown different expression patterns of the glycoprotein MHVR (MHV receptor) on thymus ...

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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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Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... during the cell maturation (but still follows a defined and controlled pathway). Another good example is the red blood cell, who has a nucleus in immature stages (erythroblast) but completely loses it when it becomes a mature erythrocyte. Thus, the nucleus shape is typically "fixed" ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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organs shape

... gradients of specific signaling molecules, such as Dpp in the Drosophila wing disc and Shh in the vertebrate limb bud (Day and Lawrence 2000). In immature small primordia, the gradients are steep and cells continue to grow and divide. Since the source of the gradient stays approximately constant, ...

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by animus
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: organs shape
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Views: 5578


I thought all cells contained DNA. Otherwise how could they replicate? Or do white blood cells turn to red when they age? Immature red blood cells each contain a nucleus, containing DNA. However, upon maturation they then lose their nuclei (due to certain proteins disposing of it), ...

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by IceIcebaby
Thu May 17, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA analysis
Replies: 21
Views: 19157
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