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Integration

Integration (Science: molecular biology, virology) incorporation of the genetic material of a virus in to the host genome. A... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

Integral

Integral 1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire. A local motion keepeth bodies... Read More

Sensory neuron

Definition noun, plural: sensory neurons A type of neuron that transmits sensory nerve impulses Supplement The neurons are... Read More

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Ed) by F.H. Martini

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)      ... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More

Derivation

Derivation 1. A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source. 2. The act of receiving anything from a source; the... Read More

Eclipse phase

Eclipse phase --> eclipse period The time between infection by (or induction of) a bacteriophage, or other virus, and the... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Dendrite

Definition noun, plural: dendrites (1) Any of the threadlike extensions or projections of the cytoplasm of a neuron;... Read More

Sense organ

Definition noun, plural: sense organs An organ or structure that has nerve endings capable of detecting and reacting to a... Read More

Afferent neuron

Definition noun, plural: afferent neurons A type of neuron that detects stimulus from the periphery and relays nerve... Read More

Interneuron

Definition noun, plural: interneurons (1) Any local circuit neuron of the central nervous system that relays impulses... Read More

Autocrine signaling

Autocrine Signaling Definition What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Phosphodiester bond

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

Synthesis

Definition noun, plural: syntheses (biochemistry) The production of an organic compound in a living thing, especially as... Read More

Promoter insertion

promoter insertion (Science: molecular biology) activation of a gene by the nearby integration of a virus. The long-terminal... Read More

Persistence

persistence 1. The tendency of a cell to continue moving in one direction: an internal bias on the random walk behaviour... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Lysogenic conversion

Lysogenic conversion --> lysogeny (Science: virology) The ability of some phages to survive in a bacterium as a result of... Read More

Dissociation

Dissociation 1. The act of separating or state of being separated. 2. (Science: chemistry) The separation of a molecule into... Read More

Provirus

provirus (Science: virology) The genome of a virus when it is integrated into the host cell dNA. In the case of the... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Lytic cycle

Definition noun One of the two cycles of viral reproduction (the other being the lysogenic cycle), which is usually... Read More