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1. Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.

2. Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people.

3. Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.

4. Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family. Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits, but living in different regions; said of certain species and varieties.

5. (Science: psychology) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and represent.

Origin: Cf. F. Reprsentatif.

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Flaws of Life in a Tube

... where in nature has the evolution of anaerobic bacteria been observed to havecome out of tar? In addition, the molecules synthesized were not representatives of the beginning of DNA. DNA is much more complex and is produced in much larger amounts. Also, the amino acids produced were about ...

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by Tomn
Sun Oct 09, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flaws of Life in a Tube
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Where are Euchromatin and Heterchromatin found?

... - Both. Euchromatin - is actively transcribed portion Heterchromatin - inactive, packed portion Most of the time majority of chromosomes will be representatives of both states.

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by Cat
Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Where are Euchromatin and Heterchromatin found?
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Relationship of Divorce Bill to Biology?

... you contact your representative and/or organize a movement to increase awareness among member of the affected community to send the message to representatives that are concerned. Let me ask 4- What is the relationship with your question and this forum? (and moved to General discussion in absence ...

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Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Relationship of Divorce Bill to Biology?
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The man is the same as hundreds of millions of years ago

... planet, together with the mother of the universe. Thus, they continue to hang noodles on the ears of students and schoolchildren, on behalf of the representatives of world science for centuries. =============================================== As to me I do not concern neither anthropology, nor ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The man is the same as hundreds of millions of years ago
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environmental pollution

... businesses and individuals to stop certain polluting activities. And most importantly, individuals and groups of people can work to persuade their representatives in government, and also persuade businesses, to take action toward reducing pollution.

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by rian21
Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:56 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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