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1. One who, or that which, defends or shields from injury, evil, oppression, etc.; a defender; a guardian; a patron. For the world's protector shall be known. (waller)

2. One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent. Is it concluded he shall be protector ! (Shak)

3. A cardinal, from one of the more considerable roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc. Lord Protector, the title of oliver Cromwell as supreme governor of the British Commonwealth (1653-1658).

Origin: L., cf. F. Protecteur.

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DNA damage

... This is the theoretical basis for a "DNase protection assay." But I can't remember whether there are any general purpose "protector" proteins that physically bind DNA and protect it from U.V. light or R.O.S.s in the genome proper, sorry. Rather, I think the way the ...

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by G-Do
Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:15 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA damage
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Re: Asexual pre-humans?

... both nurturer! that would be a reason for them developing the same physiology (to a point). and at some point in time the roles split to nurturer/protector. and slowly the male mamary gland and nipple has become smaller... :shock: this is of course just free thinking. i dont think the group would've ...

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by narrowstaircase
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Asexual pre-humans?
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Views: 7912


ah.. again the addition cell wall ussually can be found on bacteria. they act as the protector from the dehidration and other unwanted enzyme etc that can damage the cell of the bacteria and support the shape. ah... some are excrete mucus and because of its hard "wall" ...

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by baikuza
Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cells
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Views: 3222

Re: I'm not the only one

... how to do this now because I have never been hacked in my life before and this is all new to me. Peace, Sabrina Sabrina, check that your virus protector/ firewall is up to date and scan your computer. Check that your windows firewall is turned on. If you are running windows xp then start -> ...

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by in_the_uk
Wed May 24, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Past, present and future

... 1) by habituation - remembering past experience by repeated action. 2) imprinting - remembering the first object it sees as its mother/ protector and learn from it. 3) conditioning - experiment by Russian physiologist Pavlov on a dog (refer to book) Sham

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by sham
Mon Mar 13, 2006 2:22 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Past, present and future
Replies: 9
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