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1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc, under like conditions; even tenor; as, the uniformity of design in a poem; the uniformity of nature.

2. Consistency; sameness; as, the uniformity of a man's opinions.

3. Similitude between the parts of a whole; as, the uniformity of sides in a regular figure; beauty is said to consist in uniformity with variety.

4. Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness.

5. Conformity to a pattern or rule; resemblance, consonance, or agreement; as, the uniformity of different churches in ceremonies or rites. Act of Uniformity, an act of Parliament, passed in 1661, prescribing the form of public prayers, administration of sacraments, and other rites of the Established Church of England. Its provisions were modified by the Act of Uniformity Amendment Act, of 1872.

Origin: L. Uniformitas: cf. F. Uniformite.

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... ( Chargaff's C+G% rule ) In other words this ratio is species specific . There are large regions of DNA (greater than 300 KB) with a high degree uniformity in G-C and C-G (collectively GC) and these regions tend to have more genes, and important genome features are dependent on these isochore ...

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Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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... (it's easy to imagine more paradoxes in this state of mind). For example, I can go into a trance-like state walking down a hallway because of the uniformity of the lights and doors. Similarly i can stare at the screen-saver with the bouncing linces for hours. Physiologically, I can tell that my ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:55 am
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Topic: Fixing my own sleeping problem
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... the ratio is if its Rr Rr Rr Rr or Rr Rr rr rr PLEASE HELLPPP Theres no ratio. The situation which you describe is sometimes called Mendels law of uniformity because all the progeny show the phenotype of the dominant allele, so it can be a tool to find out which allele is dominant. A progeny with ...

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by Ultrashogun
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:04 pm
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Topic: phenotype and genotype ratio
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