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[1] Daehyun Baek, Judit Vill ́en, Chanseok Shin, Fernando D Camargo, Steven P Gygi, and David P Bartel. The impact of microRNAs on protein output. Nature, 455(7209):64–71, September 2008.

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[4] C J Brown, A Ballabio, J L Rupert, R G Lafreniere, M Grompe, R Tonlorenzi, and H F Willard. A gene from the region of the human X inactivation centre is expressed exclusively from the inactive X chromosome. Nature, 349(6304):38–44, January 1991.

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[11] Rajnish A Gupta, Nilay Shah, Kevin C Wang, Jeewon Kim, Hugo M Horlings, David J Wong, Miao- Chih Tsai, Tiffany Hung, Pedram Argani, John L Rinn, Yulei Wang, Pius Brzoska, Benjamin Kong, Rui Li, Robert B West, Marc J van de Vijver, Saraswati Sukumar, and Howard Y Chang. Long non-coding RNA HOTAIR reprograms chromatin state to promote cancer metastasis. Nature, 464(7291):1071–6, April 2010.

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Until the late twentieth century, scientists most commonly grouped living things into five kingdoms—animals, plants, fungi, protists, and bacteria—based on several criteria, such as absence or presence of a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles, absence or presence of cell walls, multicellularity, and mode of nutrition. In the late twentieth century, the pioneering work of Carl Woese and others compared nucleotide sequences of small-subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU rRNA), which resulted in a dramatically different way to group organisms on Earth. Based on differences in the structure of cell membranes and in rRNA, Woese and his colleagues proposed that all life on Earth evolved along three lineages, called domains. The three domains are called Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya.

Two of the three domains—Bacteria and Archaea—are prokaryotic, meaning that they lack both a nucleus and true membrane-bound organelles. However, they are now considered, on the basis of membrane structure and rRNA, to be as different from each other as they are from the third domain, the Eukarya. Prokaryotes were the first inhabitants on Earth, perhaps appearing approximately 3.9 billion years ago. Today they are ubiquitous—inhabiting the harshest environments on the planet, from boiling hot springs to permanently frozen environments in Antarctica, as well as more benign environments such as compost heaps, soils, ocean waters, and the guts of animals (including humans). The Eukarya include the familiar kingdoms of animals, plants, and fungi. They also include a diverse group of kingdoms formerly grouped together as protists.

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    Current Opinion in Plant Biology

    Current Opinion in Plant Biology builds on Elsevier's reputation for excellence in scientific publishing and long-standing commitment to communicating high quality reproducible research. It is part of the Current Opinion and Research (CO+RE) suite of journals . All CO+RE journals leverage the Current Opinion legacy - of editorial excellence, high-impact, and global reach - to ensure they are a widely read resource that is integral to scientists' workflow.

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    The Function of the Calciferous Glands of Earthworms

    1. In the Lumbricidae the secretion of the calciferous glands consists mainly of calcium carbonate, the percentage of carbonate in the calcite concretions being 95-97 per cent.

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    3. Measurements of the hydrogen-ion concentration of the gut, soil, and castings of specimens of Lumbricus terrestris show that the tendency of the cast to be more neutral than the soil is due to the secretions of the gut as a whole, and not to the secretion of the calciferous glands.

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    5. The amount of carbon dioxide bound as carbonate by the glands was measured in a series of experiments with earthworms kept in different calcium salts. The percentage of carbon dioxide excreted as carbonate never exceeded 10 per cent, of the total metabolic carbon dioxide.

    6. Absorption of iron saccharate injected into worms took place occasionally, in groups of adjacent cells in the intestine and in isolated cells in the calciferous glands.

    7. The true function of the calciferous glands is excretion, calcium carbonate being passed into the gut as crystals of calcite which are chemically inactive in the gut.

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