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1. The act of propagating; continuance or multiplication of the kind by generation or successive production; as, the propagation of animals or plants. There is not in nature any spontaneous generation, but all come by propagation. (ray)

2. The spreading abroad, or extension, of anything; diffusion; dissemination; as, the propagation of sound; the propagation of the gospel.

Origin: L. Propagatio: cf. F. Propagation. The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.

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Re: What is the purpose of life?

Life is a process, a propagation of self similar patterns. It has no more purpose than ocean waves. To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women? That is best.

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by temper
Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the purpose of life?
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Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?

Hi all, I'm going to transfect Baby Hamster Kidney Fibroblasts with an MMP9 expressing plasmid. I wonder to ask what is the expected result of the 3 different transfection conditions and why? :? (i.e. which condition will produce MMP9 expressing cells) 3 conditions: A. Untransfected cell (growth med...

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by biologyonline123
Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?
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Re: What is biopiracy?

... not recognize, respect or adequately compensate the rightful owners of the life forms appropriated or the traditional knowledge related to their propagation, use and commercial benefit. Biopiracy commonly operates through the application of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (primarily patents) ...

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by elizabeth756
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is biopiracy?
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what are the passive properties of the membrane?

Describe the contribution of passive electrical properties of membranes, to propagation of Action Potential along the myelinated axons. I know how action potential is generated, what myelinated axons are, but I am just confused about the active and passive properties ...

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by Fa23
Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: what are the passive properties of the membrane?
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BCl-2 Modelling and Kinetic Data

... I thought I'd try to build a simple systems biology model for the BCl-2 family. I tried searching for information I can compile into a signal propagation simulation, but could not quite advance yet. Although there are numerous databases available online, I found it very hard to draw a basic ...

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by ryno
Thu Nov 22, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: BCl-2 Modelling and Kinetic Data
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Views: 1306
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