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1. Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; as, the unitary method in arithmetic.

2. Of the nature of a unit; not divided; united.

(Science: chemistry) Unitary theory, the modern theory that the molecules of all complete compounds are units, whose parts are bound together in definite structure, with mutual and reciprocal influence on each other, and are not mere aggregations of more or less complex groups; distinguished from the dualistic theory.

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Neutral mutations, pseudogenes, and evolution

... Why doesn't the same thing apply to pseudogenes and the mutations that occur on them? I should add one more thing: I can fully understand why unitary ('disabled') pseudogenes might exist throughout the entire population. For one thing, it is simply more metabolically efficient not to carry ...

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by JimmyJazz
Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Neutral mutations, pseudogenes, and evolution
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The Fiber Disease

... those spots as a consequence of a combination of photochemical and photothermal degradation processes. homework: "Wafer-scale micromolding of unitary polymeric microstructures with simultaneously formed functional metal surface," presented at Microtas, Boston, MA, 2005. [3] P. C. Letourneau, ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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