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Initial

Pertaining to the very first stage of any process.

Origin: L. Initialis, from initium = beginning Either one or many cells that are differentiating to become specialised to a particular function, e.g. A white blood cell.


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Newbie question about the first life

... one is straightforward. In the Beginning there was the Haldane-Oparin thesis, but Haldane and Oparin freely and spontaneously disagreed as to the initial conditions necessary for the appearance of life. Eventually Urey worded the thesis differently and along with Miller he started to make experiments ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 739

A question regarding PCR

... product will have, but it's not clear to me how to answer it. When the two DNA strand separate and have polymerases amplifying them, won't the initial products have different lengths since there is this little acatttg sequence before the first primer position? I mean, won't the product of the ...

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by x555
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:05 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question regarding PCR
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... transfer, although it would be good to see a similar analysis for a lot more of the shared genes. What they don't do, however, is rule out the initial alternative: it's still technically possible that the megaviruses and eukaryotes share an ancient common ancestor because all eukaryotes are ...

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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
Views: 4577

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... population contained Toyota parts, Nissan parts, and an intermediate group of Niss-yota parts that were lost during speciation. In that case, the initial population should show a wide range of hybrid viability, and the separated populations should not produce hyrbids that consistently fall below ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755702

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... me for my lengthy introduction, but in order to convey the importance of my question I have to share the thought process that it is based on. My initial intention was to examine the claim, that the results of DNA studies confirm Darwinian evolution. I think there is no point in discussing the ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 3045
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