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by Taylosr
Sat May 28, 2011 6:51 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Bio SAT 2 studying
Replies: 4
Views: 6545

Bio SAT 2 studying

Hey guys, So my bio sat is coming up and I have been reading a lot of material to get ready. I have just finished my AP Biology course and am now taking Kaplan reading tests. I have heard that the material is quite different from the general school curriculm. For those who have taken it, what should...
by Taylosr
Sun May 15, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to obtain bacteriophages or plant viruses?
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

Is that easily possible? Could you refer me to any link that would explain how to do that?
by Taylosr
Sun May 15, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to obtain bacteriophages or plant viruses?
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

Where to obtain bacteriophages or plant viruses?

Hello all,

I am a high school student who is interested in doing experiments with some viruses that are not harmful to humans. Can anyone tell me where I could buy them?
by Taylosr
Wed May 11, 2011 1:48 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
Replies: 29
Views: 127002

One major reason that DNA is non-living is that it has no noticeable response to a stimulus. Think about it, DNA does not adapt to drastic changes in environment like it usually does. If you assume that DNA is living by your reasons, then a virus can also be considered living, which the majority hav...
by Taylosr
Wed May 11, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: How ATP works
Replies: 5
Views: 7663

ATP can change the enzymatic conformation by adding a phosphate group to it. This changes the conformation because the phosphate group is polar and is negatively charged. If you know your basic high school knowledge, enzymatic shape is determined by the specific placement of specific amino acids bec...
by Taylosr
Wed May 11, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: cellular respiration
Replies: 2
Views: 2529

Really? I would think that the 36/38 difference would be for animal cells: 38 for total ATP produced, but 36 accounting for active transport into the mitochondria. But the both organisms use the same processes so there really shouldn't be a difference.