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Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Factor xa

Factor xa (Science: enzyme) Activated form of factor x that participates in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of... Read More

Christmas factor

Definition noun A blood clotting factor in the intrinsic pathway of the blood coagulation cascade and works with clotting... Read More

Blood clotting factor

Definition noun, plural: blood clotting factors Any of the many plasma components involved in blood clot... Read More

Thrombin

Definition noun An activated form of factor II that is generated in blood clotting and acts as a catalyst during the... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Autocrine signaling

Autocrine Signaling Definition What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More

Stable factor

stable factor --> factor vii (Science: chemical) heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue... Read More

Factor IV

Definition noun Any of the calcium ions that serve as a factor in blood coagulation Supplement Coagulation, the process of... Read More

Factor

Definition noun, plural: factors (1) (biology) A substance that takes part in a biochemical reaction (e.g. blood-clotting... Read More

Haemophilia A

Definition noun A form of haemophilia that is caused by a deficiency in blood clotting factor VIII due to a gene defect in... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... 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

Ecosystem Succession

Just one of the amazing aspects of life on Earth is that it spreads to all areas where the habitat will allow it to survive.... Read More

Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Haemophilia

Definition noun A condition that is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, gums, lips, and tongue,... Read More

Fibrinogen

Definition noun, plural: fibrinogens A soluble rod-shaped plasma glycoprotein (340 kd, 46 nm long) consisting of six peptide... Read More

F-factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

F-positive bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F+ bacteria A bacterium with F factor existing as a plasmid and not integrated in the bacterial... Read More

Abiotic factor

Definition noun, plural: abiotic factors A non-living chemical or physical factor in the environment, such as soil, pH,... Read More

Thromboplastinogen

thromboplastinogen --> factor viii A coagulation (clotting) factor. Classic haemophilia (haemophilia A) is due to a... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

F-prime bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F' bacteria The bacterium possessing a plasmid containing the F factor and a part of the bacterial... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Hfr bacterium

Definition noun, plural: Hfr bacteria A bacterium that possesses the F factor integrated into the bacterial genome, hence,... Read More

Density Independent Factor

Definition noun, plural: density independent factors (ecology) A factor that affects the size of a population independent or... Read More

Sex-determining Region Y gene

Definition noun The gene that codes for the SRY protein, which is associated with the testicular development in many male... Read More

Resistance factor

Definition noun, plural: resistance factors The earlier term used to refer to the plasmid that confers certain bacteria the... Read More

Virulence

Virulence definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree by which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Density dependent limiting factor

Definition noun A limiting factor of a population wherein large, dense populations are more strongly affected than small,... Read More

Density dependent factor

Definition noun, plural: density dependent factors (ecology) A factor whose effects on the size or growth of population vary... Read More

Transcription (biology)

In biology, transcription is the process of transcribing or making a copy of the genetic information stored in a DNA strand... 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

Rh factor

rh factor An antigen that may or may notbe present on the surface of human bloodcells. If a person's blood has the antigen,... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Microphthalmia

Definition noun A condition wherein the eye(s) is/are characteristically smaller than the usual as a result of a disease or... Read More

Sex factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Prolactin-releasing hormone

Definition noun, plural: prolactin-releasing hormones A polypeptide hormone originating in the hypothalamus, and whose... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Transactivation

Definition noun, plural: transactivations (molecular biology, genetics) The stimulation of transcription by expressing an... Read More