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(noun) Plural form of individual.

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Genetics Pedigree Help Required

... with an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern? (Tip: assume autosomal dominant and assign genotypes of affected and unaffected individuals, then assume autosomal recessive and assign genotypes of affected and unaffected individuals.) Is this hearing loss trait X-linked recessive? ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Hyperadrenergic POTS

... patients than by those with neuropathic POTS. A specific genetic abnormality has been identified in a kindred with hyperadrenergic POTS. These individuals have a single point mutation in the norepinephrine transporter (NET). The resultant inability to adequately clear norepinephrine produces ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Re: siphonophores

... Then I discovered the term siphonophora and immediately had a ton of questions. What I don't understand is how the parts are considered "individuals" if they all come from the same egg, and could not survive on their own. Maybe I'm just lacking some basic understanding on how siphonophores ...

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by MeganRieff
Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: siphonophores
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Newbie question about the first life

... not for the tiny professional minority, so simplifying the classification of life forms was far more adequate. Even so, 1) I doubt that most individuals belonging to that minority are aware of most of the nearly one thousand cases I've gathered so far and consequently they could find the ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 712

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... Animal behavior is also influenced by physiological mechanisms. Chemicals known as corticosteroids often become elevated in individuals during stressful conditions. Under these circumstances reproductive and territorial behaviors are suppressed and escape behaviors are promoted ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 12
Views: 3926
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