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Disintegration

Disintegration The process by which anything is disintegrated; the condition of anything which is disintegrated. (Science:... Read More

Mitosis

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

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Lysis

Definition noun (cytology) The disintegration or rupture of the cell membrane, resulting in the release of cell contents or... Read More

Decay

Decay to pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to... Read More

Prophase II

Definition noun The first stage in meiosis II highlighted by the disintegration of nucleolus and nuclear envelope, the... Read More

Cells know when to separate at mitosis

How do cells know when to separate during mitosis? A molecule called BubR1 was found to regulate the timing of the division... Read More

Parental chromosomes are together but still apart at first mitosis

A recent finding by a team of researchers from European Molecular Biology Laboratory on the parental chromosomes during the... Read More

Bacteriolysin

Definition noun, plural: bacteriolysins (1) A specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (antigens) and, in the... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Prophase I

Definition noun The first stage in the first meiotic division of meiosis characterized by having five sub-stages namely... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Decomposition

Definition noun The process or act of breaking down an organic material or substance into smaller constituent parts,... Read More

Diakinesis

Definition noun The final stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the chromosomes condense, the nucleolus fragments and... Read More

Radioactive decay

radioactive decay (Science: physics) The process by which a spontaneous change in nuclear state takes place. This process is... 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