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Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Chemical Composition of the Body

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology, it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Major groove

Major groove in a detailed analysis of dna structure, there are two types of grooves that can be seen; the major groove has... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Compound

Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Melting temperature of dna

melting temperature of DNA --> denaturation temperature of DNA That temperature at which, under a given set of conditions,... Read More

Sphingolipid

Definition noun plural: sphingolipids sphin·go·lip·id A type of lipid with a sphingoid base (e.g. sphingosine and... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Cell Biology

The cell is defined as the fundamental, functional unit of life. Some organisms are comprised of only one cell whereas... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... Read More