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Phase variation

phase variation (Science: microbiology) alteration in the expression of surface antigens by bacteria. For example:... Read More

Variation

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Definition noun, plural: variations A difference or deviation (e.g. in... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Model analysis of flowering phenology in recombinant inbred lines of barley

RESEARCH PAPER Model analysis of flowering phenology in recombinant inbred lines of barley Xinyou Yin1,2,*, Paul C.... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Genetic disease and the development of Human Genetics

POINT OF VIEW Genetic disease and the development of Human Genetics* Bernardo Beiguelman * English condensed version of the... Read More

Completed genome set to transform the cow

     The DNA of this Hereford cow, known as Dominette, has provided the genomic... Read More

Law of Segregation

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

Recent transcontinental sweep of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic chromosome

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / POPULATION BIOLOGY Recent transcontinental sweep of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic... Read More

A proposal for robust temperature compensation of circadian rhythms

A proposal for robust temperature compensation of circadian rhythms Christian I. Hong*,†Emery D. Conrad‡, and John J.... Read More