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rigor

Stiffening of muscle as a result of high calcium levels and aTP depletion, so that actin myosin links are made, but not broken.


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Why is the allele for polydactyly considered dominant...?

... prevented their total fingers from syncing nicely with the base-10 number system, causing them to commit suicide when they were subjected to the rigors of calculus.

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by alextemplet
Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why is the allele for polydactyly considered dominant...?
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A Monkey's Uncle

... But since it does exist, of course you will see some predatory behaviors specifically aimed at it. Salmon behavior may not be a reflection of the rigors of upstream reproduction, but the advantages of spending adolescence as a marine fish, making the return to origin energetically feasible. Those ...

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by Darby
Sun Mar 18, 2007 11:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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The Fiber Disease

... menthol has a positive effect whether spread on lesions, or thoroughly coating the entire inside of each nostril before bed, or indeed when the rigors of breathlessness strike. Lemongrass oil is a stinging astringent, and is contr-indicated as causing phytotoxicity to skin. However, it does ...

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by Sabrina
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Organ Transplants!

... long enough to receive a human liver. In the other patient, the pig liver was implanted alongside the old diseased liver, to spare the patient the rigors of removing it. Although that patient died before a human transplant could be found, there was some evidence that the pig liver had functioned ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organ Transplants!
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