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Lineage

Lineage

(Science: genetics) term used to describe cells with a common ancestry, that is developing from the same type of identifiable immature cell. The descendants of one individual; his entire lineage has been warriors.


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

... related giant virus, CroV) with the equivalents in other eukaryotic species, and find that they branch off right at the base of the the eukaryotic lineage. In other words, the viruses seem to have had a common ancestor with eukaryotes, but it split off right after the eukaryotes diverged from bacteria ...

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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: 10393

Re: God vs Evolution

... life adapted to it's environment (climate, geography, flora, fauna, etc) and the selective pressures it imposed on the ancestors of our extant lineage, thus we are a direct result of the conditions of the Earth, more specifically east Africa a few hundred thousand years ago. Evolution is itself ...

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by NMLevesque
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
Replies: 274
Views: 232878

Atavism

... ape is this anomaly supposed to be throwing back to anyway? If you go through the apes and alleged ape-men claimed to be in humans' evolutionary lineage, you can't find one that had a tail like this baby's appendage, because it is useless as a tail. And isn't natural selection supposed to favor ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 2694

Re: Re:

... reports that "expansions outnumber contractions on the human, chimp, mouse, rodent, and ingroup branches" and that "Along the lineage leading to humans, 414 (gene) families have expanded and 86 have contracted.....These changes account for the gain of 689 genes and the loss ...

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by Cat
Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
Replies: 16
Views: 8838

Re: Re:

... reports that "expansions outnumber contractions on the human, chimp, mouse, rodent, and ingroup branches" and that "Along the lineage leading to humans, 414 (gene) families have expanded and 86 have contracted.....These changes account for the gain of 689 genes and the loss ...

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by thoffnagle
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
Replies: 16
Views: 8838
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