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Up-regulation physiology

up-regulation (physiology)

process that increases ligand/receptor interactions due to an increase in the number of available receptors.


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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... to show on how much air is been taken in an out by people with different nostril sizes and if there any differences and is this has any effect on physiology.

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by shannat
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always work best if the shock is unexpected and happens quickly. The physiology of fight flight reaction is very old and I do not think that this could be affected in any meaningful way by whether a person has a fast ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

... challenging the concept. I concur with taxes and reflexes being innate, and that evolutionary adaptation affecting genes which changes a species physiology (which includes the nervous system). I challenge the concept of the following behaviors being instinctive (unconditional response) and provide ...

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by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
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Views: 1270

Re:

... challenging the concept. I concur with taxes and reflexes being innate, and that evolutionary adaptation affecting genes which changes a species physiology (which includes the nervous system). I challenge the concept of the following behaviors being instinctive and provide why I think they are ...

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by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Biology tests

... This is often just a method of making marking easier. In your example above, whilst you wrote about how HIV affects the body and its physiology, the question was about AIDS. It may have wanted you to elucidate exactly why the effects of an HIV infections could lead to the complete ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology tests
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