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Reproductive bud

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noun, plural: reproductive buds

(botany) A flower bud; the bud that contains embryonic flower.


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Plant buds may be classified according to their function:


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An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells

... of the parents. This source is widely held to be the most acceptable source of embryos for research, as the embryos are initially created for reproductive, purposes. There is an alternative method for deriving human ES cells, namely, the somatic nuclear transfer, or cloning, which bypasses ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells
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The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

Of course! Thanks very much. For some reason I took one reproductive event as single progeny. Thank you very much for clarifying for me.

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by SimonNSmith
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
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Views: 1044

The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

Another quick topic here I'm a bit confused about. Why would a species have evolved to the extreme of r-selection(=semelparity)? i.e. only one reproductive episode before death, like the Mayfly. Same thing with facilitation, with one species doing all the work, despite no direct benefit (beavers ...

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by SimonNSmith
Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
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Views: 1044

Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... their genetic material into proteins except by hijacking a cell. It will have to build its body from inside the host. Maybe this virus hijacks the reproductive system to grow itself. Unfortunately, I don't see how something as complicated and coordinated as embrylogical development could occur ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:31 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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Views: 1571

Chicken or egg formed first

... Up to invertebrate has egg laying capability. If we considering the question egg or chicken formed first, we can change it into organism or their reproductive structure (egg) formed first, if we dig the phylogeny of chicken we end up in prokaryotes which is an organism with no egg laying capability. ...

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by josem
Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Chicken or egg formed first
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Views: 3263
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