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Deep mtDNA divergences indicate cryptic species in a fig-pollinating wasp

Deep mtDNA divergences indicate cryptic species in a fig-pollinating wasp Eleanor R Haine1,2, Joanne Martin1 and James M... Read More

Night eating and obesity in the EP3R-deficient mouse

   EP3R–/– Mice Showed Increased Body Weight Caused by Increased Fat Storage. Male EP3R–/– mice fed ad libitum on... Read More

Immune response after experimental allergic encephalomyelitis in rats subjected to calorie restriction

Figure 1 shows final body weight (upper panel) and the evolution of the clinical scores of EAE in control and calorie... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Genetically Engineered Wine Yeast Produces a High Concentration of L-Lactic Acid of Extremely High Optical Purity

SHORT REPORT Satoshi Saitoh,1, Nobuhiro Ishida,2, Toru Onishi,1 Kenro Tokuhiro,2 Eiji Nagamori,2 Katsuhiko Kitamoto,3 and... Read More

Localization and Physical Property Experiments Conducted by Opportunity at Meridiani Planum

REPORTS R. E. Arvidson,1*R. C. Anderson,2P. Bartlett,3J. F. Bell, III,4P. R. Christensen,5P. Chu,3K. Davis,3B. L.... Read More

Banyan

Definition noun, plural: banyans (botany) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig tree (Ficus... Read More

Memory in receptor–ligand-mediated cell adhesion

Memory in receptor–ligand-mediated cell adhesion Veronika I. Zarnitsyna*, Jun Huang*, Fang Zhang*, Yuan-Hung Chien,... Read More

Ficus

Definition noun A pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs, or vines belonging to the taxonomic family... Read More

Opuntia

Definition noun (botany) A genus of cactaceous plants belonging to the family Cactaceae, such as the prickly pear, Indian... Read More

Spring

spring 1. To leap; to bound; to jump. The mountain stag that springs From height to height, and bounds along the plains.... Read More

Ficus benghalensis

Definition noun (botany) A fig species of the family Moraceae that is native to the Indian Subcontinent and colloquially... Read More

Genomics, biogeography, and the diversification of placental mammals

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / EVOLUTION Genomics, biogeography, and the diversification of placental mammals Derek E. Wildman,,,¶,... Read More

Strangler

Definition noun, plural: stranglers (botany) A hemiepiphyte or epiphyte that grows when seed germinates at the canopy of the... Read More

Balete

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae, and is endemic in 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

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes   Juan E. Keymer, Peter Galajda, Cecilia Muldoon, Sungsu... Read More

Unusual Plants

By Regina Bailey Plants are amazing organisms. They are able to create their own food through photosynthesis, and provide... Read More

Key

Key to fasten or secure firmly; to fasten or tighten with keys or wedges. To key up. to raise the pitch of. Hence, fig, to... Read More

Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic

Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic International Arctic Science Committee (Content Partner); Mark... Read More

Hydrophobic

The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred to as hydrophobic. In... Read More

Phosphodiester bond

Phosphodiester Bond Definition Phosphodiester bonds are the backbone of the strands of nucleic acid present in the life... Read More

Hydrogen-bond switching through a radical pair mechanism in a flavin-binding photoreceptor

Hydrogen-bond switching through a radical pair mechanism in a flavin-binding photoreceptor Magdalena Gauden,† Ivo H.... Read More

Expansion of the North American amphipod Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to the Neva Estuary (easternmost Baltic Sea)

Expansion of the North American amphipod Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to the Neva Estuary (easternmost Baltic... Read More

Aquaporins – the perfect water filters of the cell

Water regulation plays a crucial role in the human body. Water flux between cells is facilitated by proteins embedded in... Read More

The evolution of molecular biology

The evolution of molecular biology   Eduard Kellenberger1   1Eduard Kellenberger is a cofounder and retired staff... Read More

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes

PHYSICAL SCIENCES / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES / EVOLUTION Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated... Read More

The intricate side of systems biology

The intricate side of systems biology Eberhard Voit, Ana Rute Neves , and Helena Santos The Wallace H. Coulter Department... Read More

Growing green gold

A new way to make gold form inside the cells of a micro-organism is published today in the Institute of Physics journal... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Cyanobacteria: Structural and Evolutionary Scenarios Based on Comparative Genomics

Table 1 Putative lycopene cylase and gene number of cyanobacteria in which lacking homolog of crtL. Species ... Read More

Snags

snag 1. To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly. 2. To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More

The earliest annelids: Lower Cambrian polychaetes

More than 30 Burgess Shale−type faunas are now known from the Lower and Middle Cambrian of Laurentia, South China,... Read More

Jumps

Jump 1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. In... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeography of Asiatic Salamanders (Hynobiidae)

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / EVOLUTION Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeography of Asiatic Salamanders (Hynobiidae) Peng Zhang,... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Magnetofossils from Ancient Mars: a Robust Biosignature in the Martian Meteorite ALH84001

BRIEF HISTORY OF MARTIAN METEORITE ALH84001 On 27 December 1984, during a snowmobile ride on the far western Allan Hills... Read More