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One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation to, something else; a relative object or term; one of two object or term; one of two objects directly connected by any relation. Specifically:

A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman. Confining our care . . . To ourselves and relatives. .

A relative prnoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives who, which, that.

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how to cultrue IEC-6

still now,i found that many paper mention 10%FBS+DMEM,1x105 U/liter of penicillin/streptomycin at 37┬░Cin an atmosphere of 10% CO2 and 95% relative humidity. But in some forum ,someone said,1U/ml insulin must be add into the cultrue medium. Does anyone tell me why,and what kind of medium shoud ...

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by lch8934402
Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: how to cultrue IEC-6
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... about this post or the topic. Of course not all Africans have large lips and not all Americans have small lips and of course large and small are relative. The question that is being addressed is, how come most Africans have larger lips and a wider nose compared to, lets say Americans. In general, ...

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by kristi2374
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
Views: 254766

The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... like the Mayfly. Same thing with facilitation, with one species doing all the work, despite no direct benefit (beavers and dams). Even taking relative fitness into account, I still can't see the mechanism behind it? Would anyone be able to enlighten me?

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by SimonNSmith
Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
Replies: 3
Views: 1030

Re: B-DNA and A-DNA

... were arbitrary labels Rosie Franklin gave to the two types of DNA fibers she obtained under different conditions of salt concentration and relative humidity. She thought the A form was a potentially more interesting structure and wavered back and forth as to whether or not the A-form was ...

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by noncentric
Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: B-DNA and A-DNA
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Is talent inherited?

... I admit I was taking into consideration only the human race and standard breeding. Also, to avoid further logical problems, I was talking about relative cerebral health (i.e. comparative between two individuals), but it can be generalized once a proper measurement method is found. P.S. I'm not ...

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by Banderi
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 38
Views: 32786
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