A Protein Hand

a: Homeodomain ~
b: a hand

What: The homeodomain is like a hand that slides along the DNA searching for specific sequences and turning on or off genes within a particular part of the body. from page 48 of Evolving Brains

Writer: John Morgan Allman
Date: May 9 2013 5:41 PM

Green Venn Diagram

METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.