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fine particulate dust from quartz rock that is known to cause a progressive lung injury over long-term.

See: pneumoconiosis.

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Rice Bran

... I have a question What can I extract from rice bran that would be used in biological reactions?Or that I can made something with it Can I extract silica and find a biological function for it? Help me

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by aisann
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Rice Bran
Replies: 4
Views: 1605

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... control changes could also be happening even in lower species. It just an idea. :idea: In answer to the reason you posted I think people use silica-gel for keeping food dry. There may be health problems with it, but I thought it was still in common use.

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 9173

Dehydration time of a Bacterium

... bacteria survival time just completely wrong? Does anyone have any idea if it would be feasible to try to observe Myxococcus xanthus moving on a silica (glass) surface? That particular species does not swim, it only crawls. Thanks

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by Strangelet
Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Dehydration time of a Bacterium
Replies: 4
Views: 6466

Bones and silica Gel

I would guess only rest of biological material on them. It is good to put the bones into ants' nest and they will get it rid of the meat. Silica IMHO shouldn't damage the bones.

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bones and silica Gel
Replies: 1
Views: 1766

Bones and silica Gel_PART2

Please see the other picture attached with this.

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by Zartasha
Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bones and silica Gel_PART2
Replies: 0
Views: 929
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