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Pertaining to, caused by or of the nature of virus.


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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... sexual behavior in women - making them more promiscuous. It's theorized that this is because the virus wants to spread to a new host. 'A kind of 'viral personality' -a virus creating changes in a host's behavior to further its own existence. Ideally, this theoretical organism of mine would be ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 3
Views: 2213

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... was anything but stripped down; it carried a genome nearly the size of some bacterial species. And, instead of simply hijacking its host, the viral genome carried a lot of genes that replaced basic cellular functions, including some involved in DNA repair and the manufacturing of proteins. ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 4571

Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... came from this Ofek guy, it was baffling the amount of unprofessionalism. This was posted on IFLS and it is only a matter of hours before it goes viral on the web, so as other people have said, good luck to you. Ofek has single handedly driven your reputation into the ground. I'll be watching ...

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by Butthurt
Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:48 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
Views: 61819

Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... bringing this to everyone's attention. I plan to share this with everyone I know on FB and Twitter and it's pretty safe to assume that it will be viral soon. I urge Biology Online to address this issue quickly. On behalf of this female chemist and the other female scientists in our lab, we urge ...

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by marceec
Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:14 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
Views: 61819

Virology - Calculations

... DNA 9345 nucleotide base pairs long? -9345 base pairs /660(Da/base pr) = 14.16 Daltons... Where else do I take this?? **A double-stranded viral genome is 240 kilobases. What is a reasonable estimate of how many genes could be present and what are three variables that effect the exact number ...

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by mkay28
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Virology - Calculations
Replies: 1
Views: 826
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