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1. Occurring before the proper time.

2. (Science: paediatrics) A premature infant.

Origin: L. Praematurus = early ripe

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What makes dominant allele dominant?

... protein made. Single point mutations can lead to differences in binding of miRNAs. On the protein level, there are several options, you can have premature STOP codon and the resulting peptide is too short to do its work. Or you can have change of a crucial residue to turn off your protein, like ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
Replies: 7
Views: 7711

Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... expel in exchange for the much-needed oxygen supply into our body and ultimately, our cells. This helps keep our blood gases balanced, and the premature emptying of CO2 in this manner causes it to directly enter the blood stream, adding a burden to the body's natural detoxification process. ...

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by MamaWrites
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 16
Views: 42474

Bio Research Paper Writing

... system) (Persistent-Viral-Infection np). According to Gladstone Institute, “HIV may serve as a model system for what we know about aging” (HIV-Premature-Aging np). Indeed people who are infected with HIV are dieing not so much from the directly effect of HIV on immune function but from the ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
Replies: 3
Views: 18492

DNA and Protein Synthesis

... -> Pro), which will either completely impair the functioning of that protein or it won't be able to fold (and thus work). Lastly, you can get premature STOP and truncated protein. Question is, how premature the STOP codon would be, whether the fragment would be able of catalysis or not.

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by JackBean
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA and Protein Synthesis
Replies: 2
Views: 7994

Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... research to measure their effectiveness or safety for use). Weaker antibiotics may also be considered as treatment for infected newborns and premature births. Garlic and grapefruit seed extract (GSE) have both been examined before (Die Pharmazie [1999, 54(6):452-6])(Microbes and Infection ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 11277
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