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- Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:19 am
- Forum: Botany Discussion
- Topic: Mineral Nutrition In Plants
- Replies: 8
- Views: 18488
Potassium is an essential constituent for plant growth and it is found in most soils. Calcium regulates transport of other nutrients into the plant and is also involved in the activation of certain plant enzymes. Magnesium is an important part of chlorophyll, a critical plant pigment important in ph...
- Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:35 am
- Forum: Microbiology
- Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
- Replies: 25
- Views: 75999
No doubt, outside of a living cell, a virus is an inactive particle, but within an appropriate host cell it becomes active. Some animal viruses, for instance, produce latent infections, in which the virus persists in a quiet state, becoming periodically active in acute episodes, as in the case of th...
- Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:53 pm
- Forum: Cell Biology
- Topic: Why do we need to eat so much protein? A.a. can be reused
- Replies: 5
- Views: 6643
Daily protein requirement is to multiply the body weight in kilograms by .8. This is the number of grams of protein that should be the daily minimum. According to this method, a person weighing 150 lbs. should eat 55 grams of protein per day, a 200-pound person should get 74 grams, and a 250-pound p...