By: Sarah Downie
Proteins make up about 50 percent of the plasma membrane's mass. The proteins in the membrane can occur in two forms - integral (intrinsic) proteins and peripheral (extrinsic) proteins.Channel proteins are integral proteins that allow specific molecules and ions to pass through the membrane...
By: The Muffinman
Or society has become a society of choice. We can choose the color and design of our houses and cars. We choose a myriad of options when it comes to buying a newcomputer, cell phone, or even a t-shirt. Our lives are run by the...
By: Paul Wallis
HUMAN CLONING AND HUMAN HYBRIDS- A FEW POINTSIf there's one certainty on this Earth at the moment, it's that some delightful person will try cloning a human being.Whoopee! The world's first truly illegal human! There's a healthy precedent.The fact is that a cloned...
By: Frances Ruocco
There are better results being accomplished with adult stem research than there are with the ones where a baby has to be started and then killed. So why would we kill a baby when there is no reason to do so. Go to priestsforlife to...
By: Russell Popham
Embryonic Stem Cell Research (ESCR) will, without a shred of doubt, lead to medical miracles which will one day save uncounted lives, reduce and perhaps eliminate entirely the debilitating affects and suffering caused by many dreaded diseases and ultimately relieve the suffering of millions of...
By: Dann Layler - 71994
This very question ties into the methods used to obtain and manipulate embryonic stem cells. It also calls into question the ways that current techniques, such as those used for in vitro fertilization (IVF), may be recruited to create cloned beings. The following answer focuses...
By: Christine Anderson
This article is a study guide for taking a test on the topic of meiosis. Important concepts are summarized and explained. By reading through this summary and studying what is written here, a student will be prepared to demonstrate an understanding of meiosis. What...
By: Andrew Bucur
Cell division is the process by which one cell divides into two cells. The dividing cell is called the parent cell and the cells it divides into are called daughter cells. This process is the biological basis of life. It is the way to...
By: Allen Teal
Two processes make most life work on the earth. The first one, photosynthesis, takes raw minerals and produces sugar for consumption. The second, respiration, takes in sugar and burns it for energy. Under ideal conditions, these two processes offset each other. Without photosynthesis, ultimately, what...
By: Anne StClair
Photosynthesis is the basis for life on Earth. Simply put, a plant (and some bacteria), take six molecules of carbon dioxide, six molecules of water, and with the input of light energy, turn these into one molecule of glucose and six molecules of oxygen. The...

 

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