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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

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... 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

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... 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

Biological Viruses

The prime directive of all organisms is to reproduce and survive and this also applies to viruses. Apparently, viruses are... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More

Hayflick phenomenon

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

Biological Cell Defense

Organisms must find a means of defense against antigens such a viruses described on the previous tutorial. If this was not... Read More

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Monocytopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: monocytopoieses The hematopoiesis of monocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... 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

Plant Cell Defense

Hydrogen Peroxide Plants release hydrogen peroxide in response to the presence of a fungal invasion, which attacks by... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Cell strains

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

Mitochondrial DNA

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

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Immortalization

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

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Exudate cell

Definition noun, plural: exudate cells Any of the cells participating in the forming of exudate during inflammation or a... Read More

Phospholipid

Definition noun plural: phospholipids phos·pho·lip·id, ˌfɒsfəˈlɪpɪd (1) A lipid with one or more phosphate groups... 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

Monoclonal

monoclonal 1. (Science: cell biology) Used of a cell line whether within the body or in culture to indicate that it has a... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Adipocyte

Definition noun, plural: adipocytes A specialized connective tissue cell that stores fat (lipid); the predominant cell in... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA not just from moms but also from dads?

If one wants to trace down lineage, that person could turn to the cell's powerhouse, the mitochondrion. This organelle... Read More

Metaphase I

Definition noun The second stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the alignment of paired... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Rheotaxis

Definition noun A form of taxis characterized by the directional movement of an organism in response to a current of water... Read More

Translation

In biology, translation is a step in protein biosynthesis where a genetic code from a strand of mRNA is decoded to produce a... Read More

A Look Into Natural Selection and its Mechanisms

Charles Darwin is credited with outlining the fundamentals of evolution. He was a smart and eager pupil and protégé,... Read More