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Kinesis

A movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation.A relatively unspecialised response by organisms that do not re-orientate themselves in response to stimulus, an example being an organism not moving directly away from a hot fire.


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Yes, the movement of sowbugs is referred to as "kinesis". It differs from what are called "tropisms" in that kinesis is not directional.

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by aptitude
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: alternation behaviour
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Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... require explanation, and could take on a conversation all its own. I will post it in a new thread when I finish. 3) I do not know about protein kinesis, buddings of golgi apparatus, and the issue of golgi transporting lysosomal enzymes. I would appreciate if you could elaborate on this. 4) The ...

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by Tomn
Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:56 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... What, do you think you know more than all the others on this forum? I will explain again: this is not an issue of evolution, but rather protein kinesis. Lysosomes are buddings of the Golgi apparatus, and lysosomal enzymes are trafficked from the Golgi to the budding lysosome. 6)If I were to ...

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by aptitude
Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:14 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Views: 57118

Re: Taxis vs. Kinesis

... taxis. For example algae moves towards the directional stimulus of light in positive phototaxis as it needs light to photosynthesis. I find kinesis a bit tricky myself, but from what I understand it's when the stimulus causes a response in the organism, but unlike with taxis the response ...

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by Ozues
Sun May 30, 2010 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Taxis vs. Kinesis
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Taxis vs. Kinesis

I'm a little confused as to the difference between the two. On one hand, I hear that kinesis is demonstrated in random movement in all directions as a result of some external stimulus, while taxis is a directional response to the stimulus. On the other hand, I hear ...

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by Zissou
Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Taxis vs. Kinesis
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