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wandering

(Science: physiology) From Wander, Wandering albatross, an animal cell which possesses the power of spontaneous movement, as one of the white corpuscles of the blood.

(Science: botany) Wandering jew, any one of a tribe of spiders that wander about in search of their prey.


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Genetics problems

Hii!!! I was wandering if a phenotype is expressed as a consequence of 2 different genes, are these genes part of an operon or are regulated by different promoters, meaning that can be located far away? ( in a prokaryotic organisms)??

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by simina
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:31 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics problems
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Spread of recessive genes

... the whole population? There must be something that is limiting the spread of the gene causing the condition otherwise huge numbers of us would be wandering around smelling if fish! Many thanks to anyone that can point me in the direction of a solution.

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by wobblycogs
Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:15 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Spread of recessive genes
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Views: 7781

Fats within the bone marrow of long bones

Thanks Patrick. I have gone through this URL. However, I am just wandering, if that structure is a fat then saponification might be a good idea. Do you think using ammonia with water and detergent could be a better way ? Many thanks

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by Zartasha
Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fats within the bone marrow of long bones
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Re: Epigenetics and Neoteny

... further the issue of genetics and albatrosses. I found a paper by Burg and Croxall (2004) "Global population structure and taxonomy of the Wandering Albatross species complex" Molecular Ecology 13: 2345–2355. This paper examines alleles in the mitochondrial control region. They found ...

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by jpenhall
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Epigenetics and Neoteny
Replies: 5
Views: 5112

Epigenetics and Neoteny

... striking that the neotenous plumage is retained in the more northerly taxon. This has wider application, because the of the 7 taxa involved in the Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans complex, 6 of them show the preservation of neotenous features into adult plumage. The juvenile stage of nominate ...

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by jpenhall
Thu Jun 17, 2010 9:11 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Epigenetics and Neoteny
Replies: 5
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