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1. (Science: dentistry) The rotation of a tooth on the long axis moving the root of the tooth in a buccal or labial direction.

2. (Science: zoology) A cervical ring of hair or feathers, distinguished by its colour or structure; a collar.

Origin: L, a necklace. See Torque, 1.

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An idea about the origin of cancer

... DNA. So i think that the cause of cancer come from that if there is too much mutations in those genes for those proteins, then there is to much torque in the DNA, so it's harder to separate the two part of the DNA and it's harder to repair the DNA, by this way there is more and more mutations ...

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by nicobzz
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An idea about the origin of cancer
Replies: 3
Views: 2840

ATP Synthesis

... ATP synthesis – use the structure of ATP to explain how the special features of the protein assembly allow for the proton motive force to create torque and ultimately the synthesis of ATP. Any offers?? : (

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by TwinkleK
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: ATP Synthesis
Replies: 7
Views: 4499

Muscle Contraction: Strength

... -motor unit rate coding (frequency) -motor unit synchronization -inhibition of Golgi Tendon Organs -inhibition of antagonist muscles ( the torque about a joint is the difference of torque exerted by opposing muscles. Thus , lower antagonist activation will result in greater torque about ...

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by Nad
Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscle Contraction: Strength
Replies: 4
Views: 19590

The Fiber Disease

Flagella and movement by proton force........ The flagellar motor is energized by proton motive force, and torque is generated by electrostatic interactions at the rotor/stator (FliG/MotA-MotB) interface. Like the Escherichia coli flagellar motor that switches between counterclockwise ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245587

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