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Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.

Origin: Supposed to be from taper, n, in allusion to its form.

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Re: Cancer and Cell cycle - cyclins/cdk/mutated genes?

... off at S phase) Late-G1 cyclin CDK - Cyclin E-CDK2 (complexes starts right after the restriction point, peaks at the beginning of S phase, then tapers off at the mid S phase) S-phase cyclin-CDK - Cyclin A-CDK2 (begins and ends with the S phase, very distinct) Mitotic cyclin-CDKs - Cyclin A-CDK1, ...

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by kolean
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cancer and Cell cycle - cyclins/cdk/mutated genes?
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I need help with two questions

... later in life. I am having mixed feelings about this one, I think it could either be "b" but then it won't sound right for females since it tapers off for us, and then I think it is "d" but then again, men can have babies well into their eighties, lol. What do you think? Thank you for any ...

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by natakadrit
Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help with two questions
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Views: 1986


... on top of the head. On most women, the pubic patch is triangular and lies over the mons veneris, or mound of Venus. On many men, the pubic patch tapers upwards to a line of hair pointing towards the navel. As with axillary (armpit) hair, pubic hair is associated with a concentration of sebaceous ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
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Views: 24680

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