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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Mastermix in PCR
Replies: 5
Views: 19449

I agree with what JackBean said, however it does not answer your question. MgCl2 is a required cofactor for the Taq Polymerase to work. The activity of the Taq polymerase is sensitive to the concentration of MgCl2. The higher the concentration of the MgCl2, the more active the enzyme is. As the conc...
by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are evolution and creationism mutually exclusive???
Replies: 24
Views: 33285

Cat The only exception I have to what you original post is that it is a "valid" alternative. This is not true. As any "theory of creationism" is not testable - no experiment can be designed to provide scientific evidence of a "creator" by direct or indirect measurements...
by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Do different plants have different levels of sucrose?
Replies: 1
Views: 3653

As a general answer - yes plants contain different levels of sucrose. Hence, why we grow sugarcane and sugar beets to produce sugar. I am confused as to why different levels of sucrose would affect the survival of the leaf if the leaf is cut? The sucrose is produced and transported out of the leaf t...
by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
Replies: 29
Views: 46328

Re: Transpiration Please help Me

Transpiration is a passive process. What has not being taken into account is the primary reason why the stomata open and close. Stomata open and close to allow gas exchange for photosynthesis to occur. It lets carbon dioxide into the plant and oxygen out of the plant. Carbon dioxide and oxygen, as w...