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Light chain

Light chain

(Science: immunology, protein) The lighter of the two types of polypeptide chains that are found in immunoglobulin and antibody molecules.

also used as a non-specific term for the smaller subunits of several multimeric proteins such as immunoglobulin, myosin, dynein, clathrin.

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Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

i was thinking, though animals do not have a long chain of thought (ie, stimulus -> brain ->memory -> action); would they ... then would they hear sound in a lower frequency? could it mean they can see light in a different colour? my question is; if the brain increased in speed, ...

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by 1832vin
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
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Re: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?

... Chemoautotrophs, chemoheterotrophs. Both types of phototrophs use light as their energy source ( as opposed to Chemotrophs which use oxidation ... for their nutrients. So photoautotrophs form the basis of the food chain and basically keep the world running. Mixotrophic is when an organism ...

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by cash
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... a language understandable and that your theory makes same sense in the light of modern known facts. For instance, we had a poster here, Leopol, ... Theory is believing that babies giraffes are products from the normal chain of causes and effects through natural laws that are passing through ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Chemiosmosis, the movement of hydrogen ions to make ATP, was

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by rurutashy
Thu May 31, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Chemiosmosis, the movement of hydrogen ions to make ATP, was
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Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... proposed three laws governing heredity, which however did not see light of the day until after 30 years when in 1900 three botanists independently ... stretch of DNA that encodes a functional product, a single polypeptide chain or RNA molecule. The entire collection of genes encoded by a particular ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
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