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PHYSIOLOGY, med. jur. The science which treats of the functions of animals; it is the science of life.
     2. The legal practitioner who expects to rise to eminence, must acquire some acquaintance with physiology. This subject is intimately connected with gestation, birth, life and death. Vide 2 Chit. Pr. 42, n.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The study has been published in The Journal of General Physiology. ( ANI )
Korenbrot, "Voltage-dependence of ion permeation in cyclic GMP-gated ion channels is optimized for cell function in rod and cone photoreceptors," Journal of General Physiology, vol.
Terrenoire et al.; The Journal of General Physiology, 2012; 141 (1): 61 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.201210899
Even without making comparisons between organisms, an author of a general physiology text might prefer to avoid explaining more basic information regarding how these enzymes are encoded in the genome or the details of biochemistry that produce the nucleotide building blocks from which DNA is synthesized, and so on.

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