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Nearest; next immediately preceding or following. Proximate ancestors. The proximate natural causes of it [the deluge] (T.

(Science: medicine) burnet) Proximate analysis, one of a class of bodies existing ready formed in animal and vegetable tissues, and separable by chemical analysis, as albumin, sugar, collagen, fat, etc.

Synonym: Nearest, next, closest, immediate, direct.

Origin: L. Proximatus, p. P. Of proximare to come near, to approach, fr. Proximus the nearest, nest, superl. Of propior nearer, and prope, adv, near.

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Cats vs. Humans

when I read the questions, I remembered about my professor's words. It's related with proximate and ultimate factors :lol: we can see the cat's behavior like that because it's suited with their physiological adaptation to the environment (proximate factor). And also, ...

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by victor
Sun Jul 08, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cats vs. Humans
Replies: 11
Views: 15161

How does a flower get bright color??

I realize that the original question was probably regarding a proximate mechanism (i.e., what is in flowers that gives them a particular colour?), but there is another, considerably more interesting, question here: why are so many flowers brightly coloured? ...

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by megarhyssa
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How does a flower get bright color??
Replies: 9
Views: 12266

The Fiber Disease

... Germany Received: 31 August 2005 Accepted: 4 January 2006 Published online: 25 January 2006 Abstract Tumor cells act upon, and react to both their proximate and more distant environment, the mechanisms by which this is achieved being both autocrine and paracrine in nature. This interaction, however, ...

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by London
Wed Dec 06, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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Can YOU or anyone help me?

... they contain as much as 115 6 11 ng of whole-cell and 8165 6 441 pg of poly(A1) RNA (per embryo). Normalized to embryo volume, S. neumayeri had approximately 10 times the cellular concentration of poly(A1) RNA (2.67 fg mRNA mm23) as did S. purpuratus (0.25 fg mRNA mm23) (15). Elevated levels of ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can YOU or anyone help me?
Replies: 4
Views: 5321

Aspergilus oryzae

... (HUS) or heated whole soybeans fermented with either AOS or ROS replaced 50% of the milk protein in isonitrogenous and isoenergetic diets. Proximate and amino acid analyses of HUS and the fermented soybean products, AOS and ROS were similar. Pigs fed a diet containing either HUS or AOS ...

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by b_d_41501
Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:58 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Aspergilus oryzae
Replies: 2
Views: 2208
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