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"dose"-response curves

... in moles ? I have data demonstrating that increasing amount of drugs in moles exert an increased cell kill at constant drug concentration. In terms of methodology, increasing drug amount with constant drug concentration requires to vary the volume of drug-containing medium. I cannot explain ...

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by Mathias
Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: "dose"-response curves
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Re: Thermolabile vitamines?

Thanks so much. It is not very clear on terms "thermolable" and "thermostable" while reading a biology book, however it is logic that they are likely all thermolable on some extent. Thanks again

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by HIO4
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Re: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?

The above reply is very interesting, thank you! I have wondered for a while what drives protein synthesis forward in terms of energy, and why don't ribosomes also catalyse the reverse reaction of peptide formation, now I guess it's due to the GTP hydrolysis? But I also have some ...

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by Maus
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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Views: 9517

Re: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... the fitness of the parent is lowered as a result. (Remember if she had managed to produce these offspring she will have been more successful in terms of fitness. ) Thus semelparity is better as the parent can now reproduce when conditions are temporarily favourable, producing a large brood and ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: Please read! About life history strategies!

... Fecundity(future reproduction) vs offspring (current reproduction) here what the costs mean is that investment in offspring costs the parent in terms of future reproduction. For example, giving extra food to an offspring in the present might reduce the parent's survival chances , and thus reduce ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
Replies: 2
Views: 996
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