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Self replicating

self replicating

(Science: biology) Literally, replication of a system by itself without outside intervention. In practice often taken to refer to systems that replicate without the contribution of any information from outside the system.


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The Selfish Gene

... genes is going to be more powerful than selection on the sequences alone. The first stages of biogenesis would have involved selection among small replicating molecules of some type(s) - they wouldn't have been something we would normally term "alive" (which is just a label we put on ...

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by Darby
Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 1027

Re: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation

... cell is - Any cell in a multicellular organism except gametes and their precursors. As to your second set of questions if you are talking about replicating, then yes differentiated cells do proliferate in vivo, generally via mitosis. Cancerous cells proliferate excessively, with no control from ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: adult stem cells, differentiated cells and proliferation
Replies: 2
Views: 1476

Re: Refutation of Evolution theory

... point it would need to become a living cell with all the above requirements. so it would need to evolve a power source, growth system, and DNA for replicating those sytems

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by caveman
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Refutation of Evolution theory
Replies: 13
Views: 9435

Refutation of Evolution theory

... signaling, information storage (DNA!!!) etc. But what signaling does self-replicating RNA need?

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by JackBean
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Refutation of Evolution theory
Replies: 13
Views: 9435

Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... nucleotides, then arriving at the ultimate mode of natural selection – self replication. Aromaticity enables good constraining of energy and good ... In plain English, not in academEnglish verbiage. - Earth life, self-replicating mass format, is just another naturally selected mass format. ...

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by Dov Henis
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
Replies: 23
Views: 45937
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