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Acentric fragment

Acentric fragment --> acentric Chromosome a fragment of a chromosome lacking a centromere and unable to attach to the... Read More

Centric Fragment

The fragment of a chromosome that contains a centromere dividing the chromosome into two distinct... Read More

Fragment

Fragment a small part broken from a larger... Read More

Okazaki fragment

Definition noun, plural: Okazaki fragments Relatively short fragment of DNA synthesized on the lagging strand during DNA... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Restriction fragments

restriction fragment (Science: molecular biology) The fragments of dNA generated by digesting DNA with a specific... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Platelet

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

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Immunoglobulin

Definition noun, plural: immunoglobulins (1) Any of several classes of structurally related glycoproteins in the blood... Read More

Fc

Fc (Science: immunology) That portion of an immunoglobulin molecule (fragment crystallizable) that binds to a cell when the... Read More

The World Without Us

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First Video Proof That Could Explain Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Bacteria

Amidst the battle for supremacy, our army of immune cells relentlessly wages war against various pathogens, especially... Read More

Paracentric inversion

Definition noun, plural: paracentric inversions (genetics) An inversion of a segment of chromosome in which the centromere... Read More

Polimorphism analysis of k -casein gene on Nelore females and effect on weaning weight of the calves

FARIA, F.J.C., GUIMARAES, S.E.F., LIMA, R.M.G. et al.Abstract : Data from a Nelore herd were used after adjustment of the... Read More

Snaps

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

A new wrinkle in evolution — Man-made proteins

Nature, through the trial and error of evolution, has discovered a vast diversity of life from what can only presumed to... Read More

Free radical

Free radical a chemically active atom or molecular fragment containing a chemical charge due to an excess or deficient... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Clasmatosis

Definition noun (1) A phenomenon or process of forming cytoplasmic extensions (resembling pseudopodia) through... Read More

Genetic marker

Definition noun, plural: genetic markers A gene or (a fragment of) DNA sequence having a known location on a chromosome, has... Read More

Zymogen

Definition noun, plural: zymogens An inactive enzyme precursor that requires a biochemical change to become active or... Read More

Pericentric inversion

Definition noun, plural: pericentric inversions (genetics) An inversion of a segment of chromosome in which the centromere... Read More

End

End 1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being side);... Read More

Sticky end

Definition noun, plural: sticky ends (molecular biology) A fragment of DNA (often produced by a staggered cut on the DNA... Read More

Cohesive end

Definition noun, plural: cohesive ends (molecular biology) A fragment of DNA (often produced by a staggered cut on the DNA... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Cloning vector

Definition noun A piece of DNA where foreign DNA fragment is inserted through recombinant DNA technology. Supplement Cloning... Read More

DNA replication

DNA Replication Definition DNA replication is the process of copying and duplicating a DNA molecule. The process is carried... Read More

Chromosomal inversion

Definition noun, plural: chromosomal inversions A chromosomal aberration wherein a segment of a chromosome is reversed... Read More

Blood cell

Definition noun, plural: blood cells Any of the cells in blood, i.e. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) or a white blood cell... Read More

Perfect fungi

Definition noun A group of fungi that reproduce through asexual spores and sexually-produced spores Supplement Fungi are... Read More

Fab

Fab (Science: immunology) fragment of immunoglobulin prepared by papain treatment. Fab fragments (45 kD) consist of one... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Genetic material

Definition noun The genetic material of a cell or an organism refers to those materials found in the nucleus, mitochondria... Read More

Hydrolytic cleavage

Hydrolytic cleavage --> hydrolysis (Science: chemistry) The splitting of a compound into fragments by the addition of... Read More