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Search Results for: genetic equilibrium

Genetic equilibrium

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

Equilibrium

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

Gene pool

Definition noun, plural: gene pools (population genetics) The total number of genes of every individual in an interbreeding... Read More

A Look Into Natural Selection and its Mechanisms

Charles Darwin is credited with outlining the fundamentals of evolution. He was a smart and eager pupil and protégé,... Read More

Fragmentation

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

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Ki

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

Glycolysis

What is Glycolysis and Why is it Important? Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway by which the 6-carbon molecule of glucose is... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg principle

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

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

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

Phosphodiester bond

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

Nucleosome

Nucleosome Definition Every organism is made of deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. DNA is made up of numerous... Read More

The Evolution of Cell Organelles

The previous tutorial page noted the emergence of protists, organisms that possessed a distinct cell nucleus and contained... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Albumin

Albumin Definition What is albumin? Is albumin a protein? In biology, albumin is a protein that is responsible for the... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More