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Equilibrium constant

Definition noun The ratio in which the product of the concentrations of the products divided by the product of the... Read More

Equilibrium

Definition noun, plural: equilibriums or equilibria (1) The condition in which all acting influences are balanced or... Read More

Keq

Definition noun (1) The equilibrium constant for a reversible chemical reaction. (2) The ratio depicting the... Read More

Dissociation constant

Definition noun (1) A mathematical constant that describes the tendency of a large molecule to dissociate reversibly into... Read More

Ki

Definition (genetics) Gene knock-in, as in genetic engineering method (chemistry) A symbol for the dissociation constant of... Read More

Dynamic equilibrium

Definition noun A system in a steady state since forward reaction and backward reaction occur at the same... Read More

KD

Definition noun (biochemistry) An equilibrium constant for dissociation (biochemistry) An abbreviation for kilodalton, also... Read More

Secular equilibrium

secular equilibrium A type of radioactive equilibrium in which the half-life of the precursor (parent) radioisotope is so... Read More

Genetic equilibrium

Definition noun A condition where a gene pool is not changing in frequency because the evolutionary forces acting upon the... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Association constant

Definition noun A mathematical constant that describes the bonding affinity between two molecules at... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Homeostatic equilibrium

Definition noun (1) The tendency of an organism or a cell to regulate its internal conditions, usually by a system of... Read More

Stable

stable 1. Firmly established; not easily moved, shaken, or overthrown; fixed; as, a stable government. In this region of... Read More

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg law

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Mass-action ratio

Mass-action ratio The ratio of the product of all of the product concentrations divided by the product of all of the... Read More

Partition coefficient

Partition coefficient (Science: chemistry) equilibrium constant for the partitioning of a molecule between hydrophobic (oil)... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Kd

Kd (Science: abbreviation, chemistry) An equilibrium constant for... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg principle

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Simple diffusion

Simple Diffusion Definition What is simple diffusion? In biology, simple diffusion is a form of diffusion that does not... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More