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shuffle

1. To change the relative position of cards in a pack; as, to shuffle and cut.

2. To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate. I muself, . . . Hiding mine honor in my necessity, am fain to shuffle. (Shak)

3. To use arts or expedients; to make shift. Your life, good master, Must shuffle for itself. (Shak)

4. To move in a slovenly, dragging manner; to drag or scrape the feet in walking or dancing. The aged creature came Shuffling along with ivory-headed wand. (Keats)

Synonym: To equivicate, prevaricate, quibble, cavil, shift, siphisticate, juggle.


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Gene-sharing possible between viruses, protozoa & bacteria?

... not includes bits and pieces from other things than other flu viruses. However the flu viruses are well known for their ability to recombine and shuffle DNA with one another when they are co infecting an host. Wikipedia actually has some good basic explanation on the Influenza A virus ability ...

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by canalon
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gene-sharing possible between viruses, protozoa & bacteria?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... pm http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about14351-192.html The point I was making was that, there had to be existing splicesome introns to shuffle in Eukaryotes, plus of course the mechanism to shuffle those introns.. As this is a vital process in transcription The question of how and where ...

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by scottie
Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 907201

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... eukaryotes. However the primitive self-replicating cells, ie prokaryotes, cannot implement such a system. Not only do they lack the information to shuffle but they don’t have the machinery to shuffle it. The last sentence is like saying "I'm human because I'm human". But back to prokaryotes. ...

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by JackBean
Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 907201

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... is required this is achieved by re-using existing information. This depends on the initial information and how this information must be shuffled in order to create new information. Exon shuffling and mRNA splicing are both highly complicated events in eukaryotes. However the primitive ...

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by scottie
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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prediction the coding sequence

... antibody genes also mutate their V regions, and switch their downstream tail in a genomic equivalent of mRNA splicing. Similarly, trypanosomes shuffle their DNA around to produce novelty within their protein coats. Finally viruses , particularly RNA viruses such as HIV, undergo mutation due ...

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by merv
Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:42 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: prediction the coding sequence
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