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Delay, hindrance, delayed development.

Origin: L. Retardare = to slow down, impede

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... thus we are smarter. That is ego again since in our generation (fact that is observed today) abnormally large heads are associated with mental retardation and not with increased intellect. In fact, Einstein's Brain was smaller than usual... Assumption 3 = "evolution" (above) proves ...

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by Cat
Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
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How to find the mechanism on differential gene expression

http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/ge/gel+retardation+assay.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrophoretic_mobility_shift_assay http://www.protocol-online.org/biology-forums/posts/10540.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC46137/ ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How to find the mechanism on differential gene expression
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The term "degeneracy of genetic code"

... if you remember from physics or chemistry "the degenerated orbitals", which are of the same energy. So, the meaning is not like mental retardation, but more likely not being perfect ;)

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by JackBean
Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The term "degeneracy of genetic code"
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Re: X chromosome inactivation

No. But too much y-encoded protein leads to symptoms like aggressiveness and slight mental retardation. If there is too much x-chromosomes, all except of one will be inactivated. But due to incomplete inactivation there will always be symptoms.

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by casually
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: X chromosome inactivation
Replies: 5
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Porblems making DIG probe - please help

... someone in our lab was spinning it down (!) and drawing off the supernatant to use in her reactions, ruining the whole aliquot. When it comes to retardation, the perpetrator is never the only victim ;) Ask other lab members what they do to find out if they're sabotaging you.

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by snowcapk
Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Porblems making DIG probe - please help
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