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Muller cell



The sustentacular cell that makes up the fiber rendering structural support to the nervous elements in the retina of many animals and humans.


Word origin: after Heinrich Müller, a German anatomist, who first described it in 1851


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Theories - Origin of Life

... tools and applied scientific method.Remember the Oparin theory and Muller/Urey applying the theory in a experiment. One rational method is "comparative anatomy between the sun/atomic system and the first cell system". Listing the differences and similarities, calculating the action ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128731

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... material particle.” [2]. Nevertheless, many geneticists like Herman J. Muller (Morgan’s student), believed that genes had to be material particles. ... along the chromosomes, the threadlike bodies in the nucleus of the cell. George Beadle and Edward Tatum during the late 1930s and early 1940s ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 38985

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... them both to purge their genomes of accumulated deleterious changes (Muller, 1964) and to create or spread bene locial combinations of mutations ... fairly rich literature documenting recombination in RNA viruses. Many excellent recent reviews have dealt comprehensively with aspects of recombination ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
Views: 44141

Re: Looking for an article to present in class

... paper: König H, Matter N, Bader R, Thiele W, Müller F. Splicing segregation: the minor spliceosome acts outside the nucleus and controls cell proliferation. Cell. 2007 Nov 16;131(4):718-29. There is some controversy and followup letters, which makes the story more interesting.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for an article to present in class
Replies: 5
Views: 2444

Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... taking place in the DNA molecule, which is found in the nuclei of the cells of a living organism and which contains all its genetic information. ... of the experiments carried out on fruit flies: Morgan, Goldschmidt, Muller, and other geneticists have subjected generations of fruit flies to ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
Replies: 9
Views: 25159
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