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Met

Met 1. (Science: oncogene) An oncogene, identified in mouse osteosarcoma. 2. (Science: chemistry) Having less than the... Read More

Methionine

methionine (Science: biochemistry) Contains the SCH3 group that can act as a methyl donor (see s adenosyl methionine).... Read More

Translation

In biology, translation is a step in protein biosynthesis where a genetic code from a strand of mRNA is decoded to produce a... Read More

Pentapeptide

Definition noun, plural: pentapeptides A peptide containing five amino acids Supplement Peptides are biomolecules that are... Read More

Rare

rare 1. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event. 2. Of an uncommon nature; unusually... Read More

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Repressor protein

Definition noun, plural: repressor proteins A protein in which its binding to the operator inhibits the transcription of one... Read More

Biology: Life on Earth (7th Ed) by G Audesirk and others

Biology: Life on Earth (7th Edition)         ... Read More

Erwin Chargaff

Quick Info (person) A biochemist known for his proposed Chargaff's rules that led to the discovery of the double helical... Read More

Carnivorous diet

Definition noun A type of diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal meat or tissues Supplement A carnivorous diet is a... Read More

Mechanical equilibrium

Definition noun A state of a physical system at rest or in unaccelerated motion, and where the sum of all forces and torque... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Diurnal rhythm

Definition noun, plural: diurnal rhythms A biological rhythm that primarily express a periodicity during daylight... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

The Porphyrin Handbook (10-Volume Set) by K. Kadish et al.

The Porphyrin Handbook (10-Volume Set)        ... Read More

Biennial

Biennial a plant whose life cycle extends for more than one but less than two years after germination. Having a life cycle... Read More

Whip

whip 1. To strike with a lash, a cord, a rod, or anything slender and lithe; to lash; to beat; as, to whip a horse, or a... Read More

Reverse

reverse 1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. And that old dame said many an idle... Read More

Frequent

Frequent 1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. Frequent... Read More

Meat

Meat 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,... Read More

Hammer

Hammer 1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron,... Read More

Enemy

Enemy One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life

A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life     AUTHORS:  J. Craig Venter... Read More

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey       ... Read More