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(Science: zoology) A genus of anurous batrachians, including the common frogs.

Origin: L, a frog.

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cell specific markers

... difference is a polymorphism at the human melanocortin 1 receptor locus (MC1R), an enzyme involved in skin color formation. In a study by Rana et al. (1999) one allele was not identifiable in any Africans, but showed a frequency of 70% in East and Southeast Asians. Diagram 1: Frequency ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
Replies: 3
Views: 8394

Homework help!

... animal has hemoglobin with the highest O2 affinity and which has hemoglobin with the lowest O2 affinity? Animal P50 O2 capacity Iguana 51 10.5 Rana (frog-lungs and skin) 39 8.1 Orcinus (whale) 34 21.5 Adelie penguin 34 22.4 Adult goat 32 14 Rabbit 32 15.6 Harbor seal 31 29.3 Sea otter 31 21.3 ...

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by stupodity
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homework help!
Replies: 2
Views: 2460

Can you use mtDNA to...

They are Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Rana chiricahuensis) eggs. Microsatellites have been tryed on the eggs but due to the Unfirtilization of the eggs there is only one set of Cromosomes to try to PRC making it so i can not transer from one tube ...

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by Swordy
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Can you use mtDNA to...
Replies: 12
Views: 13052

Frog Egg Physilogy

... Projects i have been stuck with the Troublesome task of extracting DNA from some Unfertilized frog eggs… they are Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Rana chiricahuensis) eggs and I have asked many “experts” on this type frog and they knew nothing about them in the slightest. As Such I was wondering ...

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by Swordy
Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Egg Physilogy
Replies: 2
Views: 5067

Unidentified Frog in Libya

... Libya, and i am wondering about what species it is. I have looked through the texts I have available, and all i can do is guess that this is Rana saharica - due to the geographic distribution. However, it's a tiny thing, and i think it's best that an expert should look at it. The picture ...

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by tempogen
Sun Mar 08, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Frog in Libya
Replies: 1
Views: 1364
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