1. To incorporate into a compound a substance that is readily detected, such as a radionuclide, whereby its metabolism... Read More
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A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More
Previous pages in this tutorial have described the basics of a cell, the energy required by these cells and how energy is... Read More
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Introduction to Genetics
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noun, plural: chromosomes. Word origin: Greek chroma ("color") + soma ("body"). What are... Read More
(Science: molecular biology) general term for a piece of dNA or rNA corresponding to a gene or sequence of interest,... Read More
Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More
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(Science: technique) flow cytometry is an emerging technique which holds great promise for the separation,... Read More
1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.
2. The inscription in the beginning of a... Read More
See: label, tracer.
2. A small outgrowth or polyp.
anal skin tag, a fibrous polyp of the... Read More
(cell biology) The round granular... Read More
(cell biology) Organelle containing a large... Read More
plural: lysosomal enzymes
ly·so·somal en·zyme, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm əl ˈɛnzaɪm
(biochemistry) Any of... Read More
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Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More
(Science: abbreviation) Iminodiacetate, whose derivatives are used in radiopharmaceuticals with a 99mTc label.
See:... Read More
A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More