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by Jelanen
Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: who's your favourite biologist?
Replies: 24
Views: 15406

Kary Mullis is the researcher who found heat resistant polymerase for use in PCR.
by Jelanen
Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
Replies: 33
Views: 23457

no, you need to remove the water and dirt to gain access to the maximum number of microorganisms.
by Jelanen
Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: urgent!!! i need some help from the biochem experts
Replies: 3
Views: 2571

I'm not gonna answer the question, but I'll point you in the right direction. If you know how much ATP glucose produces all you have to do is find the difference between glucose the the item you need to find the answer for. IE. Does converting maltose (or whatever) to glucose cost you ATP or gain yo...
by Jelanen
Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
Replies: 33
Views: 23457

Gonna have to support Linn in this topic. The soap is only to remove the oils and dirt that accumulates on your skin. Its the scrubbing action that reduces your local flora count.
by Jelanen
Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: who's your favourite biologist?
Replies: 24
Views: 15406

Mine is Barbara McClintock followed quickly by Kary Mullis.
by Jelanen
Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bacterial pneumonia
Replies: 4
Views: 6259

Hyperthermia, diaphoresis...knew those EMT classes would come in handy some day
by Jelanen
Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutions unsolved questions!
Replies: 125
Views: 79139

God, or whoever/whatever you believe to be the "creator", allows for bias to enter into the interpretation/analysis stage and deems all scientific inquiry into the question of the origins of ANYTHING (including life and the species) invalid! Which itself is an invalid statement since you ...
by Jelanen
Sat Dec 24, 2005 4:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: making MOLE
Replies: 15
Views: 8053

A mole is like a dozen or a gross. You can't make one, you can only assemble an amount equal to one.
-Jelanen
by Jelanen
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Best way to approach answer
Replies: 5
Views: 3605

Don't forget to reflect on how the structure of the mitochondira enables it to do the work the cell needs it to do. Ask yourself "What if it wasn't there" for each structural element and the answer will come easier. Its always important to answer the question being answered, not just regurgitating w...
by Jelanen
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:10 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ATP abd ADP
Replies: 4
Views: 2923

Actually, its ATP and ADP that have the phosphodiester bonds. The nicotinamides and flavanoids don't store energy in the same sense as ATP and ADP and the like (creatine, etc.).

-Jelanen
by Jelanen
Sat Dec 03, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hey! Discussion about genetic disorders...
Replies: 4
Views: 3506

Or my personal fav, Congenital Erythropoetic Porphyria. Look that one up.
by Jelanen
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Favorites Animal
Replies: 168
Views: 104189

My favorite animal is the naked mole rat. Naked mole rats are defined as mammals, though they are unable to regulate their core body temperature. Also, they dig with their teeth and use a conveyor system to remove the dirt from their under-construction tunnels. Naked mole rats are native to east Afr...