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Cell culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating cell strains or lines, especially animal cells, in... Read More

Animal cell culture

Animal cell culture (Science: cell culture) Mammalian cells are fragile and harder to grow than other cell types, but their... Read More

Tissue culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of culturing animal or plant tissue in a controlled medium away... Read More

Organ culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating organ primordia or pieces of tissue in the... Read More

Mitosis

Mitosis Definition What is mitosis? In biology, mitosis refers to the cellular process where a single cell divides... Read More

Axenic culture

Definition noun A microbial culture that contains only one species, variety, or strain of... Read More

Established cell line

Established cell line --> cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Hayflick phenomenon

Definition noun The phenomenon characterized by the limited number of times a normal cell population would divide... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

A twist of fate — Reprogrammed fibroblasts resemble embryonic stem cells

Stem cell biology takes another exciting leap forward as scientists report that normal tissue cells can be reprogrammed to... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Synchronous cell population

synchronous cell population (Science: cell culture) A culture of cells that all divide in synchrony. Particularly useful for... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Colony

Definition noun, plural: colonies (biology) Several individual organisms (especially of the same species) living together in... Read More

Electroporation

Definition noun, plural: electroporations A non-chemical method that transfers the genetic material into the recipient cell... Read More

Tissue culture plastic

tissue culture plastic (Science: cell culture) Polystyrene that has been rendered wettable by oxidation, a treatment that... Read More

Culture

Culture (Science: cell culture, procedure) to grow in... Read More

Immortalization

Immortalization --> immortalisation (Science: cell biology) The ability of a genetically engineered cell line to... Read More

Cell strains

Cell strain (Science: cell culture) cells adapted to culture, but with finite division potential. See: cell... Read More

Batch culture

Definition noun, plural: batch cultures A large-scale closed system culture in which cells are grown in a fixed volume of... Read More

Density dependent inhibition of growth

Density dependent inhibition of growth (Science: cell culture) The phenomenon exhibited by most normal (anchorage dependent)... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Plaque assay

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

Myogenesis

Definition noun (embryology) The formation of muscle tissues through the differentiation of progenitor cells myoblasts... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Growth rate

Growth rate (Science: biology, cell culture, Ecology) The rate, or speed, at which the number of organisms in a population... Read More

Physical containment

physical containment (Science: cell culture) Creation of physical barriers to keep genetically engineered organisms inside... Read More

Streptomycin

streptomycin (Science: drug) Commonly used antibiotic in cell culture media: acts only on prokaryotes and blocks transition... Read More

Death phase

Death phase (Science: cell culture) The final growth phase in a culture, during which nutrients have been depleted and cell... Read More

Ruffle

ruffle 1. (Science: cell biology) projections at the leading edge of a crawling cell. In time lapse films the active edge... Read More

Obligate aerobe

Before we define obligate aerobes, let us first understand and define aerobic organisms. Aerobic organisms are those that... Read More

On-line shopping – for viruses, fungi, bacteria and much more

Soon, it will not just be catalogues of consumer goodies such as wines, books and cars that you can browse on the world... Read More