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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the skeleton.

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How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape

Can anyone give a relatively general account on how DNA and gene expression determine an organism's physical shape, i.e., size, skeletal structure, body shape, etc. I would presume the explanations for size and shape are distinct or merely dependent on different genes/expression; "Ligers" ...

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by Apophenia
Fri May 17, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape
Replies: 2
Views: 5341

"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... data found in any medical anatomy text Resources, textbooks etc. which include stats for as much of the following as possible for each individual skeletal muscle in the human anatomy: Language -origin -LOO definition Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, pennate, bipennate, multipennate, convergent, ...

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
Replies: 0
Views: 4351

Why do cells age?

... some point, and well, as you know, not all body's tissues can regenerate, and so those which die will progress to show some aging symptoms. Take a skeletal muscle tissue for example, it doesn't regenerate and as its cells die by aging, muscle weakness will result!

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by Hasansalhi
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do cells age?
Replies: 22
Views: 13765

Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

... and unique. Album art has always has always been designed to be eye catching, striking or quirky so along them lines. I'm interested in doing a skeletal profile on one side & drawing upon that to recreate what the animal would look like alive on the flip side. So striking anatomy :)

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by PlecPicker
Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
Replies: 17
Views: 10804

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... are very different from some others. This, I take it, is self-evident. Let me cite a common example: many animals have what we call an internal skeletal structure featuring a backbone and skull. We call these animals vertebrates. Most animals do not have these features (we call them invertebrates). ...

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by Raven7899
Sun May 27, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
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