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Ontology

(Science: study) That department of the science of metaphysics which investigates and explains the nature and essential properties and relations of all beings, as such, or the principles and causes of being.

Origin: gr. The things which exist (pl.neut. Of, being, p.pr. Of to be): cf.F. Ontologie.

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Gene ontology mapping - folding, sorting and degradation?

Hi When you see "Folding, sorting and degradation" in gene ontology mapping, what kind of functions would you expect genes (or proteins) to have? My guess is below. Homeostasis Stress response Cell cycle Growth Thanks!

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by Young
Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:16 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene ontology mapping - folding, sorting and degradation?
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

I need help for Gene ontology

:?: is there any suggestion for software use for functional annotation beside blast2Go? for ur information, i got 2]500 sequences for functional annotation. i try to run blast2Go for both gene prediction and functional annotation. but it only manage to run gene prediction. so may be u guys got bette...

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by ketanmicro
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:16 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: I need help for Gene ontology
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Views: 1053

Re: molecular mechanism of inflammation

... for some candidates, but that should not be a problam, as inflamation is IMHO quite interesting area for medics. The other way is to look to Gene Ontology ( http://www.geneontology.org/ :) and look for inflamation and either search involved genes on their site or go to Human Genome ...

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by lillianroam
Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:25 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular mechanism of inflammation
Replies: 9
Views: 6088

Re: molecular mechanism of inflammation

... for some candidates, but that should not be a problam, as inflamation is IMHO quite interesting area for medics. The other way is to look to Gene Ontology ( http://www.geneontology.org/ :) and look for inflamation and either search involved genes on their site or go to Human Genome ...

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by JackBean
Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:05 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular mechanism of inflammation
Replies: 9
Views: 6088

Biology is not a science

... The absurdities in psychoanalysis and science that make psychoanalysis a science : reasons sociology, epistemology, ontology and metaphysics why psychoanalysis is a science; meaninglessness http://gamahucherpress.yellowgum.com/books/philosophy/Absurd_math_science4.pdf ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:01 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology is not a science
Replies: 43
Views: 53423
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