Category Archives: Molecular Biology

On Reglan and Anxiety

I received an extreme surprise last week when I increased the dosage of Reglan or metoclopramide I had been prescribed induced extreme anxiety.  What has been even more surprising is that the anxiety did not immediately clear after stopping Reglan.  … Continue reading

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GFAJ-1, why biologist often do not comprehend life.

From Wikipedia — GFAJ-1 is a strain of rod-shaped bacterium the family Halomonadaceae. The extremeophile was isolated from the hypersaline and alkaline Mono Lake in eastern California by a research team led by NASA astrobiologist Felisa Wolfe-Simon. In a 2010 … Continue reading

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HIV: The Workhorse

Every American has heard of HIV, unless they are juveniles or perhaps suffering from some mental incapacity.  There are two species of HIV:  HIV-1 and HIV-2, which is primarily confined to West Africa.  HIV-2 is believed to have originated in in the … Continue reading

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