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Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th Ed) by V. Kumar et al.

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Seventh Edition  ... Read More

Molecular Basis of Temperature-Dependent Gender of Red-Eared Slider Turtle

Imagine a child inside a womb with a sex yet to be decided not by the pair of sex chromosomes but by the ambient temperature... Read More

Basis pedunculi

Basis pedunculi The base of the midbrain consisting of the crus cerebri and substantia nigra. See: cerebral... Read More

Basis

Basis Synonym: base. Origin: L. And... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Phylogeny

Phylogeny refers to the evolutionary history of the development of a species or of a taxonomic group of organisms. The... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Base

Definition noun, plural: bases (1) (molecular biology) The nucleobase of a nucleotide involved in base pairing, as of a DNA... Read More

Neuroethology

Definition noun A discipline that deals with the scientific study of the neural basis of natural animal... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Plaque assay

Definition noun An assay used for virus isolation and purification, and to determine viral titers. Supplement The plaque... Read More

Neuropsychology

Definition noun The scientific study of the physiological basis of psychological processes Supplement Neuroscience is the... Read More

Prokaryotic Ancestor of Mitochondria: on the hunt

The alphaproteobacteria have been widely cited as the closest relative-- and possibly the prokaryotic ancestor -- of the... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Substrate

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

Protozoa

Definition noun, singular: protozoon Eukaryotic organisms belonging to a group characterized for being single-celled, most... Read More

Parental generation

Definition noun (genetics) The first set of parents crossed in which their genotype is the basis for predicting the... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Definition noun plural: mitochondrial DNAs The genetic material in the mitochondrion that carries code... Read More

Systematics

Definition noun The branch of biology that deals with the (study of) classification systems and nomenclature of... Read More

Protozoology

Definition noun A branch of biology that studies protozoa, which are eucharyotes characterized by being single-celled, most... Read More

Ribosomal ribonucleic acid

Definition noun plural: ribosomal ribonucleic acids ri•bo•so•mal ri•bo•nu•cle•ic ac•id, ˈraɪ... Read More

Medicinal plant

Definition noun Any plant whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or plant part is used for therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or... Read More

Systema Naturae

Definition noun A book of binomial nomenclature introduced by a Swedish botanist, zoologist and physician Carolous Linnaeus... Read More

Monophyletic

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, about, or describing that which descended from a single ancestral... Read More

Paraphyletic

Definition adjective A biological taxonomy that pertains to a certain group of organisms does include some but not all of... Read More

Supraliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: supraliminal stimuli A stimulus above the threshold of sensation or of awareness Supplement In... Read More

Kelp Forest

Definition noun, The most biologically productive habitat found in the cold rich nutrient marine ecosystem. Supplement The... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Hardwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More