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Bead

Bead 1. A prayer. 2. A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Beads

Beadsnake (Science: zoology) a small poisonous snake of North America (Elaps fulvius), banded with yellow, red, and... Read More

String

string 1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More

Pair

Pair 1. To be joined in paris; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. My heart was made... Read More

Passive agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction of inert particles coated with soluble antigen through an antiserum specific for... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Amber

Amber 1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More

Leptotene

Definition noun The first sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the chromosomes at this stage are characteristically... Read More

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect The decrease in apparent viscosity that occurs when a suspension, such as blood, is made to flow... Read More

Nucleosome

Definition noun, plural: nucleosomes The basic structural unit of chromatin, and is made up of a coil of DNA wound around a... Read More

Linker DNA

Definition noun, plural: linker DNAs DNA linking adjacent nucleosome core particles Supplement A linker DNAs is a stretch of... Read More

Reverse passive agglutination

Definition noun A type of agglutination reaction in which known antibody is bound to a carrier particle instead of the... Read More

Tannosome

Definition noun, plural: tannosomes An organelle, particularly a special type of leucoplast, involved primarily in... Read More