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response

An action or movement due to the application of a stimulus.

Origin: L. Respondere = to answer, reply


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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... Oligomers. PLoS Pathog. 2006 Jan;2(1):e1. Epub 2006 Jan 13. The filoviruses Marburg virus and Ebola virus (EBOV) quickly outpace host immune responses and cause hemorrhagic fever, resulting in case fatality rates as high as 90% in humans and nearly 100% in nonhuman primates. The development ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

I just had a thought that maybe instinctive behavior could be simply a series of stimulus and responses where the response of one is the stimulus for the next and so on until the last response is reached. Could this be a viable model for instinctive (innate) behavior?

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by Gannet
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 1416

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... lizards (Sceloporus undulatus) during an encounter with a novel attacker (Figure 3). They found that the inhibition impaired immediate escape responses by lizards and limited learning and recall during future encounters. Thus, elevated corticosteroids are necessary for not only antipredatory ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 14
Views: 9482

What is the most promising field of study right now

... want to pursue an area that's extremely promising and can be useful in the future. Thank you again in advance, I'll always be grateful for your responses.

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by Morningstar2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:14 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the most promising field of study right now
Replies: 3
Views: 2204

Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... be manipulated further than this, to effect higher brain function, to create profound changes in brain chemistry that make for specific behavioral responses.

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4827
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