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Nanoplastics Cause Genetic, Physiological Damage in Mussels - Laboratory Equipment


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A research team from the Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, observed how some of these nanoplastics, ...

First-time observation of genetic/physiological damage caused by nanoplastics in mussels - Phys.Org


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A research team from the UAB Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), Portugal, observed how some of these nanoplastics, despite ...

Molecular Biology Kits and Enzymes Market Analysis, Size, Growth Drivers and Forecast to 2022 - theperfectinvestor.com


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The molecular biology kits and reagents and enzymes market is growing due to increasing geriatric population, increasing prevalence of infectious diseases, and growing cases with genetic disorders. In addition, increasing healthcare expenditure ...

Random Genetic Drift

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Describes the how genetic drift, one of the most important mechanisms of evolution, works.

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    Evolution - Genetic Drift

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    Random Genetic Drift
    Natural selection isn't the only mechanism of evolution. One of the most important theories of evolution entails genetic drift. Some have argued that drift is more important than selection in evolving new species.

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