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(Science: botany) Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as to assist in deadening any shock which may occur.

Trailing wheel, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a carriage.

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Quick question on genes - thanks!

... constituent coding-triplets are sequenced, be expressed as more than one protein? On your second paragraph, my knowledge of splicing is (so far!) trailing (considerably!) but am I right in thinking that what you've said is because RNA splicing can accomplish base substitution (RNA editing) (eg, ...

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by Julie5
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Quick question on genes - thanks!
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Epigenetics and Neoteny

... their otherwise white mantle,sanfordi having slightly more. In their adult plumage, nominate epomophora has largely white upperwings with a black trailing edge and black primaries. Sanfordi has largely black upperwings. It struck me that the difference between them might be due to an epigenetic ...

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by jpenhall
Thu Jun 17, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Epigenetics and Neoteny
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[SCIENCE] Two Eggs - One Bird

... two nitrogen tank assemblies, an ammonia tank assembly, a high-pressure gas tank, a latching end effector for the station’s robotic arm and a trailing umbilical system reel assembly for the railroad cart that allows the arm to move along the station’s truss system. There’s also a power control ...

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by kk23wong
Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [SCIENCE] Two Eggs - One Bird
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1. In some breeds of dogs, a dominant allele controls the characteristic of barking while trailing. In these dogs the allele of another independent gene produces erect ears; it is dominantver the allele for drooping ears. Suppose a dog-breeder wants to produce a pure-breeding ...

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by corluk10
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:31 am
Forum: Genetics
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Views: 2880

Re: Mystery flower

This looks like the asymmetric flowers of lobelia. There is one common species sold in nurseries, trailing Lobelia erinus, originally native to California that might what you found be but there are many species. http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=8515 ...

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by Gardengallivant
Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Mystery flower
Replies: 1
Views: 1686
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