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mechanism

The manner of combination of parts, processes, etc., which subserve a common function.

Origin: Gr. Mechan = machine


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Xenobiotic Agents for Biofilm Prevention and Treatment

... within biofilms. Therefore, our goal is to develop a novel therapeutic agent that incorporates plans for combatting each of these resistance mechanisms in the context of a single synthetic molecule.

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by bioCassie
Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Xenobiotic Agents for Biofilm Prevention and Treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 233

I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... in TCR and Ig genes, not manifest within, but among, persons in a population. The MHC polymorphism in the population might be formed by different mechanisms. The antigen-presenting MHC class II molecules are very polymorphic and there exist several alleles of the genes in the population. It is ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... as follows. Lips: For someone living in hot climatic conditions, cooling down the body is critical for their survival. Our body has many cooling mechanisms and one of them is simply disseminating heat when it comes in contact with colder air (simple thermodynamics). This however requires larger ...

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by kristi2374
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
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Evolutionary psychology

... behind tho. Time our race has spent in modern culture is far from enough for evolution to eliminate some of our unusable inherited psychological mechanisms. Personally i think alot of modern psychiatric disorders arise from conflict between our out-dated instincts and modern culture demands. ...

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by Korrhil
Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary psychology
Replies: 2
Views: 1913

Re: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.

... glycolysis and Krebs cycle, membranes and membrane potential, transmembrane signaling, gene expression and its control, protein structure, mechanisms of protein catalysis, synthetic pathways of biological building blocks, free energy. It's a start at least, if you get a handle on those ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beginner Microbiologist, looking for a place to start.
Replies: 1
Views: 1070
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