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mold

A large group of fungi (like penicillium) that cause mold (as on bread or cheese). A common trigger for allergies.


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... and there's ongoing discussion whether they are alive outside of hosts, but there is no metabolism, no perception etc. As far as I know, slime molds simply come together into a gelatinous blob with extremely limited mobility; comparing the concept that I'm going for was simply a crude comparison ...

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by Tenebrae
Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... entity in a manner akin to how we're a bunch of living cells with a single consciousness. These creatures, however , will be more akin to slime molds due to their simplicity...so I need to know if a fluid system of viruses massed together in this manner could form a system that can transfer ...

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by Tenebrae
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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... face"? "Savage capitalism" is now everywhere and getting rid of the "useless eaters" as though they were algae, slime molds and bacteria. Even ex-KGB Lieut. Col. V. Putin is playing that infamous game now. Hail Pussy Riot!!! I thank you in advance. WTF?

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Views: 19180

Newbie question about the first life

... face"? "Savage capitalism" is now everywhere and getting rid of the "useless eaters" as though they were algae, slime molds and bacteria. Even ex-KGB Lieut. Col. V. Putin is playing that infamous game now. Hail Pussy Riot!!! I thank you in advance. The aforementioned ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 19180

Newbie question about the first life

... two-kingdom system. Now algae and fungi are no longer "plants". The five kingdoms: Animal, Plant, Fungi, Protoctista (algae and slime molds, and not to be confused with the kingdom Protista suggested by Haeckel in the 19th Century), and Monera (bacteria). The first four are all prokaryotes. ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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