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Initiation

Initiation

1. The first stage of tumour induction by a carcinogen; subtle alteration of cells by exposure to a carcinogenic agent so that they are likely to form a tumour upon subsequent exposure to a promoting agent (promotion).

2. Starting point of replication or translation in macromolecule biosynthesis.

3. Start of chemical or enzymatic reaction.


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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... to predation, animals must first identify the presence of a potential predator. The ability to recognize predator cues is essential for the initiation of antipredator behavior. This can be innate, for example, animals can identify predators as a threat even if they have never encountered ...

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by Gannet
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:18 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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dna replication

Need help with this: Compare and contrast the process of initiation and termination of DNA replication in Eukaryotes??

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by 2468
Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: dna replication
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5 best proofs of evolution

... the theory of evolution (even if there were a deity-based creation). Evolution does not speak to the beginning of life, only to change after its initiation. God is not a scientific thery as it is untestable - those who accept it do so on belief. Now try to grow up and think - and stop whining ...

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
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Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

Since we dont know the probability associated with initiation of "life" it makes no difference - Sagan's pompous "billions and billions" not withstanding.

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by JorgeLobo
Sat May 12, 2012 2:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
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Re: Vaginal infection

... of microorganisms that are always present in the vagina in low concentrations. One of the factors that can bring about a yeast infection is the initiation of the use of certain antibiotics . Why would the use of antibiotics foster an unhealthy multiplication of C. albicans in the vagina? Read ...

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by canalon
Tue May 08, 2012 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vaginal infection
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