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Phase separation

phase separation (Science: chemistry) The separation of fluid phases that contain different concentrations of common... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Mitotic phase

Definition noun The phase in the life cycle of a cell highlighted by chromosomal separation resulting into two identical... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Cytokinesis

Definition noun The division of the cytoplasm and the plasma membrane following the division of the nucleus resulting into... Read More

Cells know when to separate at mitosis

How do cells know when to separate during mitosis? A molecule called BubR1 was found to regulate the timing of the division... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... Read More

Anaphase II

Definition noun The third stage in meiosis II after prophase II, and highlights the separation of the sister chromatids of... Read More

Catabolism

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

Telophase

Definition noun The final phase following anaphase of cell divisions (i.e. mitosis and meiosis), and highlighted by the... Read More

Anaphase

Definition noun The phase following metaphase and preceding telophase of cell divisions (i.e. mitosis and meiosis), and... Read More

Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis (Science: technique) separation of ionic molecules, (principally proteins) by the differential migration... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Telophase I

Definition noun The stage in the first meiotic division after anaphase I, and identified by the complete movement and... Read More

Absorption chromatography

Absorption chromatography --> chromatography (Science: investigation) techniques for separating molecules based on... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More