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The son of Iapetus (one of the titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven. Jupiter, being angry at this, sent mercury to bind Prometheus to mount Caucasus, where a vulture preyed upon his liver.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, from to have forethought for.

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Can influenza be used as a viral vector in gene therapy

@jackbean: 8 pieces of RNA @prometheus: what about herpes simplex? it doesn't integrate but it has dsDNA that can remain inside the nucleus of nerve cells for years. it is not inconceivable to have recombination effects between the viral ...

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by MrMistery
Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:28 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Can influenza be used as a viral vector in gene therapy
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?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!

... quite as large as the original was. Bit like the lizard's tail! ;) Apparently this was already known by the ancient Greeks, who had this story of Prometheus who was chained to a mountain wall and every day an eagle ate his liver, but the liver grew back every night and the eagle came again to ...

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by biohazard
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!
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Range Extension Of a Moth..........

I have discovered range extension for a hawk moth. See: http://wildeyes.wetpaint.com/page/Macroglossum+prometheus+prometheus

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by sachin
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Range Extension Of a Moth..........
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The complte protocol being in Shelley, M. (1818) The modern Prometheus . But on topic, when a cell is dead, it is usually not reversible and damages are often quick to appear. So short of mith jokes. I do not really think that your research is going to ...

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by canalon
Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:47 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: reanimation
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of Asian children in adoptive American settings. Developmental Psychology, 18, 595-599. Davis, B. (1986). Storm over biology. Amherst, NY: Prometheus. Degler, C. N. (1991). In search of human nature. New York. Oxford University Press. Dennett, D. C. (1995). Darwin's dangerous idea: Evolution ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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