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overlap

1. The lapping of one thing over another; as, an overlap of six inches; an overlap of a slate on a roof.

2. (Science: geology) An extension of geological beds above and beyond others, as in a conformable series of beds, when the upper beds extend over a wider space than the lower, either in one or in all directions.


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Re: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... only near the end of its life cycle, producing a large number of offspring in one bout. Naturally due to the short life cycle there is no overlap of generations, and the the only investment in each offspring is in the form of food reserves. If this sounds familiar to you, they are the ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
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Views: 965

Re: Please read! About life history strategies!

... only near the end of its life cycle, producing a large number of offspring in one bout. Naturally due to the short life cycle there is no overlap of generations, and the the only investment in each offspring is in the form of food reserves. If this sounds familiar to you, they are the ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:30 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
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Views: 1007

Could Hardy-Weinberg terminology be more precise?

... the definitions of the terms. Wonderfully, they seem to have encompassed all possibilities, but the five (or six) mechanisms of change seem to overlap on the scenarios they can describe. Could biologists simplify the concepts into something more partitioned, perhaps to aid the deduction of ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could Hardy-Weinberg terminology be more precise?
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Views: 593

Souther blot and restriction mapping

... and I am struggling to find the correct approach. The parting words from lecturer were 'It's just a matter of logic, consider that fragments may overlap'. The question is as follows: Genomic DNA was digested and run on a gel. The gel was blotted and used for Southern hybridisation. The probe ...

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by Mistersnuffle
Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:17 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Souther blot and restriction mapping
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Views: 1586

Meiosis prophase I crossover

... size compared to the chromosome mass. BBBBBBBxxBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBBxxBBBBBBB CCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCCxxCCCCCCC Where the chromatids overlap, specialist proteins break the segments. There could be other proteins that “hold” the two chromatids in place at the chiasma while this occurs. ...

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by gs99
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:23 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Meiosis prophase I crossover
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Views: 4938
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