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harmful to living things

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A pond of asexual Daphnia may go extinct quite rapidly owing to these deleterious gene-exposing processes, but the small chromosomal regions responsible for asexuality survive by jumping to new sexual populations where they again transform the local individuals to asexuality by repeated backcrossing," explains Lynch.
These deleterious impacts have increased public awareness and demand for intervention to reduce or eliminate bloom impacts on coastal resources, local economies, and threats to public health.
The practice often has a deleterious effect markets in developing countries, overpowering local producers or discouraging expanded agricultural development.
The programs tested were PolyPhen (1,2) and Sorting Intolerant From Tolerant (SIFT) (3), which have been developed to predict whether a nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphism is likely to have or not have a deleterious effect.
Geologists can provide an understanding of the source of deleterious elements in our source water, we can help protect water from contamination, we can design remediation, we can show how groundwater discharge governs wildlife habitat, we can help wisely utilize and manage water resources for drinking water, agriculture, industry, energy production, hydroelectric power generation, as well as shipping, and we can assist public debate by comprehending water-related hazards such as flooding and shoreline erosion.
The consequences of broad deregulation of education are potentially more deleterious and far-reaching than may be evidenced in other public-and private-sector endeavors.
Our findings lead us to believe that middle turbinate resection has no deleterious effects on the results of endoscopic sinus surgery.
In addition, selenium contamination in the leaded counterparts to the lead-free alloys (C83600 and C84400) can have a deleterious effect on ductility of both the alloys and should be controlled below 0.
Their absence has a deleterious impact on family life in these communities, exacerbating poverty, insecurity and dependency,
In addition, possible deleterious effects of the vehicle on wound healing will be examined.
However, to treat students as "customers" can have a deleterious effect on academic quality as well as credibility.
Data from these sources can be used to plan optimal mate pairings in species with low populations numbers thus minimizing the deleterious effects of inbreeding.
One of the standards groups within NAPM conducted extensive research and testing and verified that residual thiosulfate in processed film can have a deleterious effect on silver film images.
Nevertheless, the resulting oscillations of the magnetic moment can be deleterious in practical applications, such as magnetic data storage.
This illuminating story showed an unexpected and potentially deleterious result from the state's welfare to work program," the judges wrote.