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Iron-59

Iron-59

An iron isotope; a gamma and beta emitter with a half-life of 44.51 days; used as tracer in study of iron metabolism, determination of blood volume, and in blood transfusion studies.


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... certain plant enzymes. Magnesium is usually the important area of chlorophyll, a good important plant pigment clicks inside photosynthesis. Iron is usually needed pertaining to photosynthesis AND ALSO is usually produce for enzyme cofactor. thus that individual do you think is extra important? ...

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by MichaelJK8
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:19 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Mineral Nutrition In Plants
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Mineral Nutrition In Plants

... certain plant enzymes. Magnesium is usually the important area of chlorophyll, a good important plant pigment clicks inside photosynthesis. Iron is usually needed pertaining to photosynthesis AND ALSO is usually produce for enzyme cofactor. thus that individual do you think is extra important? ...

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by MichaelJK8
Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:02 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Mineral Nutrition In Plants
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Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation of bioluminescent communication, ...

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Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
 
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Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
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Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation of bioluminescent communication, ...

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
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Re: The most boring tasks in Biology

... on a fluorescent microscope was boring. I was measuring the change in photosynthetic characteristics after changes in illumination at different iron concentrations. This involved lots of time points where I needed the cell density in the culture, so I spent many many sessions over a period of ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:32 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The most boring tasks in Biology
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