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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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Re: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... of food reserves. If this sounds familiar to you, they are the characteristics of an r-selected species: Large number of offspring, low amount of parental investment. This is the most optimal strategy for an annual species as due to the life cycle there is a) little opportunity for repeated reproduction ...

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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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Re: Please read! About life history strategies!

... of food reserves. If this sounds familiar to you, they are the characteristics of an r-selected species: Large number of offspring, low amount of parental investment. This is the most optimal strategy for an annual species as due to the life cycle there is a) little opportunity for repeated reproduction ...

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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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STR analysis transfected cells

... my derived cell line with the parent MCF-7 cells by microsatellite STR analysis. Since it is just an addition of one gene, should I expect the parental cell line and derived cell line to have the same STR profile?

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by kingmcb
Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:13 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: STR analysis transfected cells
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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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