Tag: vertebrates

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  • Control & production

    Control & production

    Gene regulation is based on the movement of DNA segments from one location to another within the genome, a process known as DNA rearrangement. Two particularly interesting examples involve the mechanism used by yeast cells to control mating and the mechanism used by vertebrates to produce millions of different antibodies. In the yeast Saccha-romyces cerevisiae, …

    April 4, 2017
  • Rapid population decline due to industrialisation

    Rapid population decline due to industrialisation

    Rapid population decline among vertebrates began at the end of the 19th century when industrialisation was at its peak, leading to profound change in global living ecosystems, says a study. “Industrialisation is the most natural explanation as to why we have rapid population decline in that period of time. It has to be somehow caused …

    December 19, 2016