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Remaining; yet left. Because of the remnant dregs of his disease. And quiet dedicate her remnant life To the just duties of an humble wife. (prior)

Origin: OF. Remanant, p. Pr. Of remanoir, remaindre. See Remanent, Remain.

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Re: Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?

... in cytosol by e.g. recharging decaying RNA levels in cytosols for extended translation. If it is a DNA pol, it might be a long surviving vestigial remnant of bacterial ancestry. It might be helping maintain proper levels of environmentally uptaken DNA e.g. via transformation, for successful establishment ...

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by Hrushikesh
Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... on). In all the countless geological excavations and inspections (for example, of the Grand Canyon), no one has ever come up with a genuine fossil remnant which goes against this general principle (and it would only take one genuine find to overturn this principle). Well, if we put these three ...

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by Raven7899
Sun May 27, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 269304

Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... be any different. However there must be some benefit to perceiving the world this way. I suppose it's possible that this is just an evolutionary remnant of some sort.

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by Beany
Thu May 03, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
Replies: 17
Views: 12186

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... engulfed an archaean that became the eukaryotic nucleus. No such chronocytes exist today, but perhaps the eukaryotes' unique genes represent a remnant of the genome of a chronocyte ancestor. Finally, the " three viruses, three domains " hypothesis integrates viruses into the picture, ...

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by scottie
Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127985

Re: Why are leaves green?

... possible explanations and have read your comments. If I can summarize, the main postulation raised in this forum is that the color is a left-over remnant from evolution, and was originally due to plants living under water, which does not easily transmit green light. Therefore, it was never necessary ...

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by Physicist0017
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
Replies: 76
Views: 326104
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