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by magicsiew
Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Punnett Square Question
Replies: 5
Views: 3455

Is there more information? Sex influence? lethal gene?

If XbXb is lethal, then can get the ratio.
by magicsiew
Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Semipermeable membrane to select gender
Replies: 3
Views: 3949

In my opinion, it is possible, thought I am dont know how is the mechanism. However, to make it commercial product, I am sure it will face alot of ethical, social and legal issue.
by magicsiew
Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Oligo Designing Software
Replies: 4
Views: 2119

Oligo 7 is good. Besides, u can try Lasergene.
by magicsiew
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Variegation
Replies: 4
Views: 2912

Insertion, transposable elements can regulate genes epigenetically, when inserted within or very close to them... Much example can be found on RNAi..
by magicsiew
Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:21 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: predict outcome of a cross between 2 F2 PLANTS
Replies: 6
Views: 3282

Again use a punnet square... but will be longer and more complicated... so do it slowly to avoid mistake...
by magicsiew
Fri Jan 07, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Bases and Hydrogen bonds
Replies: 1
Views: 3252

U will find answers for all your question here

http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultran ... iring.html
by magicsiew
Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Stand alone Blast
Replies: 2
Views: 3801

Hi JackBean, thanks.. Ya, is really due to absence of the gene...
by magicsiew
Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Stand alone Blast
Replies: 2
Views: 3801

Stand alone Blast

Hi, I have download whole banana EST from GenBank (more than 30,000 EST), then I want to do stand alone blast against my gene of interest collected from other species, but not yet annotated in GenBank. However, after I perform stand alone blast, found no match on my gene of interest. What I want to ...
by magicsiew
Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about evolution in progress
Replies: 9
Views: 7171

I see what you trying to say now. Well, in bacteria, is kinda different, as mutation occur quite frequent, especially under environmental stress. It can be the initial population do not has any resistance against certain antibiotic, but the mutation that cause the resistance which later on continue ...
by magicsiew
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:34 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about evolution in progress
Replies: 9
Views: 7171

Re:

There will be lighter members in the population, from lesser expression of melanin, but lighter itself has to be useful - it can't be because white will eventually be good. And just as offspring might be taller or shorter than the parents, they can be lighter or darker as well. Is that means under ...
by magicsiew
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:31 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: bioremediation mechanisms
Replies: 3
Views: 5041

In the environment, there are plants and microorganism that can take up chemical that are potentially harmful to human. Using them in their biochemistry pathway and the end product become something harmless to human, so they are not holding or keeping them, but this is a cycle. For instance, some ba...
by magicsiew
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about evolution in progress
Replies: 9
Views: 7171

How about you think of the situation that there are 2 type of animal, dark and light only... (taking example of industrial melaninsm). In the "white" environment, lighter moth easier to camouflage themself, so easier to survive and selected by natural selection, while darker moth easier be...