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by sosippus
Sun Nov 09, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 5
Views: 18653

Re:

JackBean wrote:@sosippus
just two things
1) how would they detect the luminiscence? Better would be some chemical signal as we know it from here.
2) surprise, surprise, bacteria do not require organic carbon source
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autotroph


True and true! Thanks, had forgotten about those, I had been getting used to the others!
by sosippus
Fri Oct 31, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
Replies: 7
Views: 18276

Yes, but not very easy to apply in a systematic way (i.e. to ~2000 organisms, bacteria/archeia/eukaryotes). Given that all of these are characterized and even have their genomes decoded, I would expect to find a way to systematically get the information that I am looking for. I ended up writing a pr...
by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
Replies: 12
Views: 30133

Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

lizzymichigan wrote:If you could link me to a scholarly article that describes how after endosymbiosis, the bacterial cell and it's eukaryotic host coordinated replication

Maybe this helps?
http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/ ... 9.full.pdf
by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 30
Views: 81099

men don't have menopause women have it , whats natures plan behind it? Men have andropause. A tomato tree is growing . Its not male or female. Its just a tree. Plants may also be exclusively male, female, or both. m Looking at your initial post I was not sure whether you were serious or not. And yo...
by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Gene Products
Replies: 3
Views: 10883

Re: Gene Products

by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 5
Views: 18653

Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

In my next book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence ...
by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 25586

Re: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

jonmoulton wrote:Looks like a job for Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology.


This!
by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
Replies: 7
Views: 18276

Re:

probably some microbio books. Or try to contact microbio department at your local University. Well thank you. I don't want to be rude, but this is not very helpful... "Some microbio books" is not very specific, and telling me to speak with someone else isn't very helpful either... I think...
by sosippus
Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
Replies: 7
Views: 18276

Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes

Hi! Is any of you aware of any resources where I can find information about the oxygen requirement for growth of eukaryotes? As an example, say I'd like to know whether Candida dubliniensis, Lodderomyces elongisporus or Encephalitozoon intestinalis are aerobes, anaerobes, microaerophilic, etc. Thanks
by sosippus
Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Database of Multicellular and Unicellular organisms
Replies: 0
Views: 11153

Database of Multicellular and Unicellular organisms

I'm trying to annotate a list of organisms taken from NCBI for cellularity (unicellular or multicellular). Does any of you ever found a database with association between an organisms' name or taxa and whether it is unicellular or multicellular? Desirably, I would like to get information both on spec...
by sosippus
Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood volume in our organs? Please help
Replies: 0
Views: 1339

Blood volume in our organs? Please help

Hi!

Can you please give me any reference for the amount of blood we have in organs like spleen, lungs, brain, skeletic muscle, etc.

I know this varies with the individual and the exercise. Yet, I just want to have a rough estimate. Thanks a lot!