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Facultative gene

Definition noun, plural: facultative genes (1) A gene transcribed only when needed or when a cell receives a signal from its... Read More

Constitutive gene

Definition noun, plural: constitutive genes A gene that is transcribed at a relatively constant level regardless of the cell... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More