biological specificity


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biological specificity

The constellation of ordered patterns of development and metabolism which define and characterise an individual and its species. See Speciation.
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- Enzymatic lysis, owing to higher biological specificity, is anticipated to be the fastest-growing segment over the forecast period
Dams biological specificity will provide unique insight into the da-related processes linking social and motor difficulties in autism.
I didn't conclude the book fully convinced that getting outside or a commitment to biological specificity in poetry and poetry criticism necessarily lead to the lightening of one's ecological footprint.
Patent 7,858,386 (December 28, 2010), "Method of Controlling Quantum Dot Photoluminescence and Other Intrinsic Properties Through Biological Specificity," Igor L.
They clamored for recognition of the psychological and biological specificity of people of African descent.
Spontaneous genes and spontaneous proteins did appear on the primitive Earth but they did not evolve into the first cells, because spontaneous processes do not have biological specificity. They gave origin to molecular machines and it was these machines and their products that evolved into the first cells.
These or similar features sometimes display themselves in few non-biological systems, although they are devoid of any biological specificity (Table 3).