Lower Intermediate Lesson S3 #17 - Did You Come Here Just to Give Me a Hard Time in Spanish?
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4.5 Summary of Section 4

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  2. Homologous proteins contain statistically significant (i.e. above random) similarities in their amino acid sequences.

  3. The SH2 domain is an example of a domain that is highly conserved across different eukaryotes and is common to many diff
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Hydrolysis of the deoxyribose Cl'–base linkage results in the complete loss of a purine or pyrimidine base, resulting in what is called an abasic site, an event with obvious genetic consequences. This hydrolysis reaction is much more likely to occur at purine bases, resulting in depurination of the DNA (Table 3a<
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Something strange is lighting up Norway's Hessdalen valley. In the 1980s hundreds of UFOlogists flocked to the area. Now a more scientific approach is unlocking the secrets and opening up the possibility of storing energy in a radical way.
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