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1. Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread.

2. (Science: botany) irregular in position; having no regular order; as, scattered leaves. Scatteredly, Scatteredness.

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Re: Chromosome Differences

... chromosomes separate as a collection of different DNA strands during cell division, all without combining into a single DNA strand. Your genes are scattered about these different DNA molecules.

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by jonmoulton
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
Replies: 5
Views: 3311

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... large, broad noses, thick lips for only some tribes of Africa, Melasia, Alaskan Eskimos, Siberian Mongol, some Australian aborigines? All scattered across one half of the world. What common factors forged the similar change. Maybe jungle/desert/frozen habits are quite similar and food/water ...

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by jelpmac
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
Views: 253854

Can particle size affect spectrophotometry?

Sure, the light is scattered, think about OD600 in microbiology. However, the question is, whether your particles are that big.

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by JackBean
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can particle size affect spectrophotometry?
Replies: 1
Views: 1370

Re: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA

... CH4 by 2 to get the value for C2H6...cause that makes no sense. I'm guessing it's the same idea here with DNA, then? Sorry if this post is a bit scattered, since most of it is just my rambling/thinking. I also apologize for my chemistry skills right now, haha. It's just been so long since I've ...

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by keetner
Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Calculating the molecular concentration of DNA
Replies: 6
Views: 6463

Quick question on genes - thanks!

... from fragments of exons+introns that are non-contiguous on a single strand, but which are on separated portions of the strand, possibly even scattered around different chromosomes? If so, are those contributory segments transcribed into a single, contiguous piece of (immature) messanger RNA, ...

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by Julie5
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Quick question on genes - thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 4786
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