Tag: "relic" at biology news
Biofuel cells without the bio cells
...eter shuttled by the OmcA-donor. The function is a relic
of respiration, in which the cell depends on the protein to dump electrons to maintain a steady flow of energy and prevent the organism-damaging accumulation of electrons. PNNL staff scientist and co-author Uljana Mayer devised new tagging methods ...
UF scientists discover evolutionary origin of fins, limbs
...g their genetic analysis to the lamprey - a living relic
from the time before fish had paired fins - researchers found the same genetic cues in place. "That we see these same mechanisms operating in lamprey fins tells us they must have been assembled in the median fins first, and later in evolution this...