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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi ganesh

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The Answer #177 is correct. Excellent!

#178. What does the abbreviation GHB signify? (a drug used to treat narcolepsy (a controlled substance in some countries).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#179. What does the acronym ELISA signify? (a test that uses antibodies and color change to identify a substance.)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#180. What is 'Homeostasis' (also spelled 'Homoeostasis')?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #180 is perfect. Keep it up!

#181. Name the American geneticist who helped found biochemical genetics when he showed that genes affect heredity by determining enzyme structure. He shared the 1958 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Edward Tatum and Joshua Lederberg.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Olinguito,

#182. Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 (with Har Gobind Khorana and Marshall Warren Nirenberg). What was his contribution in Physiology or Medicene?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#183. What are guanine, adenine, thymine and cytosine (G, A, T and C)?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi ganesh

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2014-10-06 23:41:26)*

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The Answer #183 is correct.Excellent, bobbym and anonimnystefy!

#184. What is 'Barrett syndrome'?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#185. Name the condition in which decrease in the number of white blood cells (leukocytes) found in the blood, which places individuals at increased risk of infection.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Olinguito,

#186. How is 'group of structurally similar, fat-soluble entity the human body needs for complete synthesis of certain proteins that are required for blood coagulation, and also certain proteins that the body uses to manipulate binding of calcium in bone and other tissues' known as? (It is related modification of the proteins allows them to bind calcium ions, which they cannot do otherwise. Without it, blood coagulation is seriously impaired, and uncontrolled bleeding occurs.)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #186 is correct. Splendid!

#187. Name the diagnostic test : an eye examination that can detect dysfunction in central and peripheral vision which may be caused by various medical conditions such as glaucoma, stroke, brain tumours or other neurological deficits. It can be performed clinically by keeping the subject's gaze fixed while presenting objects at various places. The exam may be performed by a technician in one of several ways. The test may be performed by a technician directly, with the assistance of a machine, or completely by an automated machine.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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