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To diffuse through; to pass through, especially through the pores or interstices of (e.g. a membrane)


Word origin: Latin permeātus, from permeāre (pass through)

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... experiment, there is something that I would like to ask: if you do the experiment as you are saying, wouldn't the atmospheric oxygen simply permeate the agar to the bottom layers? Further, the organisms at the top would produce reactive oxygen species that could affect the anaerobes, so ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
Replies: 7
Views: 4459

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... However he put himself on the pedestal that clearly demeans anyone, that has a different view, as uneducated. This sort of arrogance does indeed permeate discussions like this and it does come from all sides of the debate. Therefore it is not possible to enter into any rational discussion with ...

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by scottie
Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127877

Proliferation and Precipitation Theory

... have children. That means those skinny people will likely pass on their advantage to their children. Over time, those advantageous traits should permeate much of the gene pool. At the same time, the obesity rate should continue to decline. It seems that social values can precipitate adaptation. ...

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by seta37
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Proliferation and Precipitation Theory
Replies: 3
Views: 5708

Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... of new species-ie the cambrian explosion again, see punctuated equilibrium dont let creationists spam these forums, dont allow ignorance to permeate!

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by ptera9
Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 688984

Human aging

Also, you know Hydra which it hs been oberseved that they live for very long period without intrinsic aging because the stem cells permeate its body. It sounds like their stem cells do not accumulated mutations...

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by pomkon
Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Human aging
Replies: 20
Views: 20403
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