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Cell disruption

Cell disruption (Science: technique) The procedures used to get genetically engineered products out of the cells in which... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Mutagen

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

Lysozyme

Definition noun, plural: lysozymes A glycosidase that assists in the hydrolysis of glycosidic bond between N-acetyl muramic... Read More

Study Shows Metabolic Strategy Of Stressed Cell

Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have mapped out many of the dynamic genetic and biochemical changes... Read More

Totipotent cell

Definition noun The cell that is capable of developing into any cell type. Supplement In a developing embryo, totipotent... Read More

Tearing down the fungal cell wall

BLACKSBURG, VA., December 6, 2006 -- Scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Duke University Medical... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Cytolysis

Definition noun (1) Osmotic lysis, i.e. the bursting or rupturing of cell membrane when the cell can no longer contain the... Read More

How cell fixes DNA damage

DNA repair strategies DNA is crucial to life. It carries the fundamental blueprint for the proper functioning of a cell.... Read More

Nerve cells’ power plants caught in a traffic jam

Nerve cells need lots of energy to work properly, and the energy needs to be delivered to the right place at the right time.... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More

Novel Virus Entry Mechanism Could Lead To New Drugs Against Poxviruses

Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on 11 April describes how the Imperial College... Read More

Roles of curli, cellulose and BapA in Salmonella biofilm morphology studied by atomic force microscopy

Roles of curli, cellulose and BapA in Salmonella biofilm morphology studied by atomic force microscopy Kristina... Read More

Denaturation

Denaturation Definition In biochemistry, denaturation is defined as a process in which a molecular structure deviates from... Read More

Scientists Solve Mystery Of How Largest Cellular Motor Protein Powers Movement

Scientists now understand how an important protein converts chemical energy to mechanical force, thus powering the process... Read More

Scientists Solve Mystery Of How Largest Cellular Motor Protein Powers Movement

Scientists now understand how an important protein converts chemical energy to mechanical force, thus powering the process... Read More

UNC scientists solve mystery of how largest cellular motor protein powers movement

CHAPEL HILL – Scientists now understand how an important protein converts chemical energy to mechanical force, thus... Read More

Common Food Additive Found to Increase Risk and Speed Spread of Lung Cancer

January 1, 2009 -- New research in an animal model suggests that a diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a... Read More

Interaction between Bluetongue virus outer capsid protein VP2 and vimentin is necessary for virus egress

Bishnupriya Bhattacharya, Rob J Noad and Polly Roy Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of... Read More

‘Green’ Energy From Algae

Aug. 17, 2009 — In view of the shortage of petrochemical resources and climate change, development of... Read More

Industrial Microbiology

Definition noun Related to environmental, social and economic importance that are engaged in the utilization of... Read More

Fetal Lead Exposure May Reduce Immunity

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Lead in the drinking water of pregnant rats causes long-term damage to the immune systems of their... Read More

A new species of amyloid peptide

Bethesda, MD – Scientists have identified a new, longer species of amyloid β-peptide that has the potential to be a new... Read More

Making A Face: A New And Earlier Marker Of Neural Crest Development

The fate of cells that go on to form the face, skull and nerve centers of the head and neck in vertebrates is determined... Read More

Reductionism and complexity in molecular biology

  Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel1   1Marc H. V. Van Regenmortel is at the Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de... Read More

Making a face: A new and earlier marker of neural crest development

July 12, 2006 -- New Haven, Conn. — The fate of cells that go on to form the face, skull and nerve centers of the head... Read More

Messenger ribonucleic acid

Definition noun plural: messenger ribonucleic acids mes•sen•ger ri•bo•nu•cle•ic ac•id, ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ... Read More

Genetically Engineered Wine Yeast Produces a High Concentration of L-Lactic Acid of Extremely High Optical Purity

SHORT REPORT Satoshi Saitoh,1, Nobuhiro Ishida,2, Toru Onishi,1 Kenro Tokuhiro,2 Eiji Nagamori,2 Katsuhiko Kitamoto,3 and... Read More

Capping

Capping 1. Movement of cross linked cell surface material to the posterior region of a moving cell or to the perinuclear... 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

Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Cleft Palate Development

Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Cleft Palate Development Researchers led by a team of UC San Francisco scientists have... Read More

Pandemic coronavirus disease COVID-19 feared inevitable

When we thought we are spared by the dreadful coronaviruses, like SARS-CoV, here we are again in a pandemonium over a... Read More

UNC Scientists Discover Molecular Pathway Leading To Nerve Growth And Regeneration

CHAPEL HILL -- Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered key steps involved in... Read More

Tobacco plants yield the first vaccine for the dreaded “cruise ship virus”

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2009 — Scientists have used a new vaccine production technology to develop a vaccine for norovirus,... Read More

The body’s biological clock: alcohol may lead to physiological anarchy

Circadian rhythms refer to biological phenomena that oscillate within a 24-hour cycle, in keeping with the earth's... Read More

Inside out vesicle

Inside out vesicle mechanical disruption of cell membranes gives rise to small closed vesicles surrounded by a bilayer... Read More