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Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Guard cells

Guard cell (Science: plant biology) plant cells occurring in pairs in the epidermis, flanking each stoma. Changes in turgor... Read More

Plant cell

A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. Plant cells are presumed to have evolved from the early green algae and probably... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Stomate

Definition noun, plural: stomates (botany) A tiny pore on the surface of a leaf or herbaceous stem surrounded by a pair of... Read More

Stoma

Definition noun, plural: stomata (botany) A tiny pore in a plant leaf surrounded by a pair of guard cells that regulate its... Read More

T cell receptors are dynamic protein molecules, study found

By Vicki Mozo The role of the immune system in keeping a healthy, functional body is without a doubt essential. It protects... Read More

Functional Sieve Element Protoplasts

Jens B. Hafke, Alexandra C.U. Furch, Marco U. Reitz and Aart J.E. van Bel* Plant Cell Biology Research Group, Institute of... Read More

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More

Regulation of Potassium Transport in Leaves: from Molecular to Tissue Level

Regulation of Potassium Transport in Leaves: from Molecular to Tissue Level SERGEY SHABALA*,1 1 School of Agricultural... Read More

Molecular Mechanism That Makes Immune System’s Guard Dogs Howl

Researchers have found the molecular mechanism that helps toll-like receptors, also known as the guard dogs of the immune... Read More

Manipulation of the apoplastic pH of intact plants mimics stomatal and growth responses to water availability and microclimatic variation

Manipulation of the apoplastic pH of intact plants mimics stomatal and growth responses to water availability and... Read More

Mathematical Prediction Of On-off Switches In Cell Division Proven

A team of Virginia Tech researchers has experimentally verified the predictions of a mathematical model concerning the... Read More

New Carrots Offer Colorful Surprises–and Health Benefits

     ARS researchers have selectively bred carrots with pigments that reflect... Read More

Tiny Tampa Bay Fish Key To Evolution Of Immune System

Tiny Tampa Bay Fish Key To Evolution Of Immune System Armed at first with nothing more than boots, a screen and a bucket,... Read More