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Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Survival of the fittest

When we talk about evolutionary processes, the usage of the phrase "Survival of the fittest" has been very common in... Read More

Enzyme

An enzyme is a biomolecule that can be synthesized biologically (naturally occurring) or through other processes... Read More

Competitive binding assay

Definition An assay based on the competition between labeled and unlabeled ligand for the reactive sites of a particular... Read More

The Homo Species

Over the long term, it looked like Homo would supersede any ‘similar model’ of animals due to their unique tool using... Read More

Mammalian Ancestors

Humans are mammals, the most successful taxonomic class of organisms to colonize the Earth. The word mammal derives from the... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

The Hominids

Although humans in today's world are the most advanced species on the planet, we previously shared the exact same genetic... Read More

Fish

While insects and similar types of organisms strived to occupy land, the sea was teeming with life aiming to secure their... Read More

Evolution of Life – Ancient Earth

Continuing from the previous tutorial investigating the origins of life on Earth.... Life began to flourish, and the... Read More

Apparent competition

Competition Definition One of the many branches of biology is ecology. Ecology is the study of the relationships that the... Read More

Organization

Organization Definition The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More

Antagonist

Definition noun, plural: antagonists A biological structure or chemical agent that interferes with the physiological action... Read More

Nucleosome

Nucleosome Definition Every organism is made of deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. DNA is made up of numerous... Read More

Disruptive Selection

An evolutionary process known as disruptive selection (or disruptive natural selection) causes a population to become... Read More

Curare

Definition noun (1) Common name for the plant species, Strychnos toxifera (2) The substance containing the alkaloid... Read More

Antivitamin

Antivitamin a substance that prevents a vitamin from exerting its typical biological effects. Most antivitamin's have... Read More

Active site

Definition noun, plural: active sites The specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place or... Read More

Biennial

Biennial Definition What is a biennial plant? Biennial plants are those that live for two years and flower only “once”... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Cell adhesion

Cell Adhesion Definition Cell adhesion is the process in which a cell uses a specialized complex of proteins to get... Read More

Dominant species

Dominance is the state of being supreme or dominant. Community dominance refers to the form of dominance where certain... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More