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Genetic effects on coat colour in cattle: dilution of eumelanin and phaeomelanin pigments in an F2-Backcross Charolais × Holstein population

Genetic effects on coat colour in cattle: dilution of eumelanin and phaeomelanin pigments in an F2-Backcross Charolais ×... Read More

Humans Are Reason For Why Domestic Animals Have Such Strange And Varied Coat Colors

January 2009 — You notice it in your everyday life, the bewildering diversity in coat colour among our pigs, dogs and... Read More

Protein coat

Definition noun (virology) A coat of proteins surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus Supplement The protein coat is made up... Read More

Egg coat

Egg coat a layer of glycoproteins and other stuff which surrounds an egg (ovum), just outside of the eggs cell membrane. The... Read More

Scientists Identify Genetic Basis For The Black Sheep Of The Family

Coat color of wild and domestic animals is a critical trait that has significant biological and economic impact.... Read More

Coat

Coat 1. The outer covering or envelope of an organ or part. 2. One of the layers of membranous or other tissues forming the... Read More

Coat protein

Definition noun Any of the proteins that make up the capsid of a virus Supplement Related term(s):protein... Read More

Scientists seek to unwrap the sweet mystery of the sugar coat on bacteria

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a quick and simple way to investigate the sugar coating... Read More

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Coating improves electrical stimulation therapy used for Parkinson’s, depression, chronic pain

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have designed a way to improve electrical stimulation of nerves by outfitting... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Coated vesicles

Coated vesicles vesicles formed when cell-membrane coated pits (coated pits, cell-membrane) invaginate and pinch off. The... Read More

Stanford researchers sniff out gene that gives dogs black fur

STANFORD, Calif. - A discovery about the genetics of coat color in dogs could help explain why humans come in different... Read More

Study discovers secret of Scottish sheep evolution

Researchers from the University of Sheffield, as part of an international team, have discovered the secret of why dark sheep... Read More

Wash

wash 1. To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of... Read More

Fur

Fur 1. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is... Read More

Buff

Buff 1. A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen,... Read More

Better Solar Cells? Method Safely Deposits Novel Metal Oxide Thin Films On Substrates

University at Buffalo chemists have developed a novel way to grow chemically pure, zinc oxide thin films characterized by... Read More

Elaioplast

Definition noun, plural: elaioplasts (botany) A leucoplast that stores oil Supplement Plastids are organelles involved in... Read More

Capsid

Definition noun, plural: capsids (1) (virology) The protein coat surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus (2) (entomology) A... Read More

Methods of Breaking Seed Dormancy

Definition of Seed Dormancy: Non – germination of seeds due to absence of suitable conditions is termed as dormancy.... Read More

Sack

sack To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage. The romans lay under the apprehension of seeing... Read More

Wear

wear 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or... Read More

Integument

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The outer protective covering of (the body of) an organism, such as cuticle, fur, shell, rind,... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Univalent antibody

univalent antibody An incomplete form of antibody that may coat antigen, but which according to the lattice theory does not... Read More

New field-deployable biosensor detects avian influenza virus in minutes instead of days

Quick identification of avian influenza infection in poultry is critical to controlling outbreaks, but current detection... Read More

Merozoite

Definition noun, plural: merozoites A cell formed during the asexual division of the schizont; a stage in the life cycle of... Read More

Incomplete antibody

Incomplete antibody --> univalent antibody An incomplete form of antibody that may coat antigen, but which according to... Read More

Speract

speract sea urchin peptide hormone, from the jelly coat of the eggs of the sea urchins Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and... Read More

Cutin

Definition noun, plural: cutins (botany) A waxy polymer of hydroxy acids in the cuticle of plants (medicine) An animal... Read More

Sclera

Sclera (Science: anatomy) The tough white outer coat of the eyeball, covering approximately the posterior five sixths of its... Read More

Sclerotome

Definition noun, plural: sclerotomes (embryology) The somite that gives rise to the development of vertebrae and... Read More

Additions

Addition 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More

Testa

testa (Science: plant biology) Outer covering of a seed, also called the seed coat, derived from the integument of the... Read More

SsRNA-RT virus

Definition noun, plural: ssRNA-RT viruses Single-stranded RNA virus with a positive sense, single stranded RNA genome but... Read More

Satellite viruses

satellite viruses defective viruses which can multiply only by association with a helper virus which complements the... Read More

sloth bear

Sloth Bear Definition The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) is a small bear species characterized by having a long lower lip... Read More

Phage

Definition noun, plural: phages (1) A bacteriophage: a virus capable of infecting a bacterial cell, and may cause lysis to... Read More