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A substance used to prevent a colour or mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the colour, etc, from reaching the cloth, or chemically in changing the colour so as to render it incapable of fixing itself in the fibres. The pastes prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes.

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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... or DNA TO function like itself and worst of all viruses like HIV have the whole immune system under their control and others undergo mutations to resist the effects of drugs and above all they evolve into living things over millions of years.

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by Sumanth001
Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:30 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 4683

Bio Research Paper Writing

... adaptive and innate immune system, many of which target the function of the immune system and conversely, the immune system has evolved ways to resist these viral infections which is often inadequate. Viral infections pose a theat to DNA and so cell evolved a mechanism called DNA-damage response ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Views: 8060

adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance

... against invading organisms, attracts phagocytes and is directly cytolytic on its own (via membrane attack complex). Bacteria with capsules resist attachment of complement to their cellular surfaces, and can evade these mechanisms of the host immune system. However, the bacterial polysaccharide ...

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by PsycoCarrot
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance
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Views: 2874

Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... of possible physiology for a given genetic background, and genetic change shifts the position of that spectrum. If they have technology to resist the environment (like if they make and use pressurized oxygen, or the ability to save the lives of people who would otherwise die from lack of ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue May 29, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
Replies: 3
Views: 2838

Re: I want quick help

it is there so as to resist pressure from the cells

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by jumma
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I want quick help
Replies: 5
Views: 2746
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