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parental

1. Of or pertaining to a parent or to parents; as, parental authority; parental obligations.

2. Becoming to, or characteristic of, parents; tender; affectionate; devoted; as, parental care. The careful course and parental provision of nature. (Sir T. Browne)

Origin: L. Parentalis.


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Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis

... and function of Nasonia pair-rule genes. Rosenberg MI, Brent AE, Payre F, Desplan C. eLife. 2014;3:e01440 doi:10.7554/eLife.01440 "Although parental RNAi in Nasonia is effective for maternal and early zygotic genes ..., it often does not provide significant knockdown of later-acting genes. ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis
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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... their child, men also have a spike in prolactin--it has other effects on the system besides simply producing milk. It readies the family for the parental instincts necessary to support a new infant. Male and female eagles experience high levels of prolactin when their brood hatches--and these ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... got. John Steemson depicted this difference as a resource management issue, but this certainly doesn’t make any sense. He says: “It comes down to parental investment. From the perspective of females, each pregnancy is a major investment of resources.” But it is anything but not economical to produce ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Re: Genetics Hard problem!

... a recombinant frequency (RF) of 1 percent.) I scanned the whole passage in the attachment. Answer is 34 m.u. This is what I did: B+/ba x ba/ba (parental strands) If there is no crossover, B+/ba (black), ba/ba (white) If there is one crossover (between the sister chromatids), BA/ba (albino), ...

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by Cat
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:04 pm
 
Forum: PDF & Doc Files
Topic: Genetics Hard problem!
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Calculating genetic distance

... the genetic distance (cM) between marker A and pass1. I used the equation: Distance = (Number of recombinant chromosomes)/(Recombinant chromosomes+parental)) x 100 and got 13.51%, however, this does not seem to be the correct answer. Can anyone tell me what I have done wrong here? This is a multiple ...

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by SailorNorway
Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Calculating genetic distance
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