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Nuclear pore complex

Definition noun plural: nuclear pore complexes ˈnu kli ər, pɔː ˈkɒmplɛks A complex of nucleoporins resulting in the... Read More

Nuclear pore

Definition noun plural: nuclear pores ˈnu kli ər, pɔː Any of the many perforations on the nucleus as a result of the... Read More

Nucleoporin

Definition noun plural: nucleoporins Any of the family of porins that make up the nuclear pore complex Details Overview... Read More

Pore

pore 1. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc. 2. A minute... Read More

Soil pore

soil pore An area within soil occupied by either air or water, resulting from the arrangement of individual soil... Read More

Pores

pore 1. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc. 2. A minute... Read More

Stoma

Definition noun, plural: stomata (botany) A tiny pore in a plant leaf surrounded by a pair of guard cells that regulate its... Read More

Stomate

Definition noun, plural: stomates (botany) A tiny pore on the surface of a leaf or herbaceous stem surrounded by a pair of... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Axon terminal

An axon terminal is any of the button-like endings of axons through which axons make synaptic contacts with other nerve... Read More

Transudation

Definition noun (1) The act, process, or condition of transuding, i.e. the oozing or passing gradually of a liquid possibly... Read More

Nuclear matrix

Definition noun plural: nuclear matrices (cell biology) A 3-dimensional filamentous protein network that extends... Read More

Nuclear lamina

Definition noun plural: nuclear laminae or nuclear laminas nu·cle·ar lam·i·na, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈlæm.ɪ.nə (cell... Read More

First Video Proof That Could Explain Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Bacteria

Amidst the battle for supremacy, our army of immune cells relentlessly wages war against various pathogens, especially... Read More

How cell fixes DNA damage

DNA repair strategies DNA is crucial to life. It carries the fundamental blueprint for the proper functioning of a cell.... Read More

Anal pore

Definition noun The opening or orifice of the anus where waste or fecal material is... Read More

Perinuclear space

Definition noun plural: perinuclear spaces per·i·nu·cle·ar space The space or gap between the inner and outer... Read More

Porin

Definition noun, plural: porins A transmembrane protein that assemble together with other porins to form a pore across... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Nuclear envelope

Definition noun plural: nuclear envelopes nu·cle·ar en·ve·lope, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈɛn.və.ləʊp The two layered membrane... Read More

Vault

vault large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particles that have an eight fold symmetry with a central pore and petal like... Read More

Sieve plate

Definition noun, plural: sieve plates The perforated transverse wall between two sieve elements in vascular plants... Read More

Mature mRNA

Definition noun plural: mature mRNAs The completely processed mRNA molecule in the cell of eukaryotes Details Overview... Read More

Precursor mRNA

Definition noun plural: precursor mRNAs An immature or incompletely processed mRNA molecule in eukaryotes that needs to be... Read More

Gen-e-sis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origins

Gen-e-sis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins    ... Read More

Permeate

Definition verb To diffuse through; to pass through, especially through the pores or interstices of (e.g. a... Read More

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Messenger ribonucleic acid

Definition noun plural: messenger ribonucleic acids mes•sen•ger ri•bo•nu•cle•ic ac•id, ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ... Read More

Ultrafiltration

Definition noun (1) A high pressure filtration through a semipermeable membrane in which colloidal particles are retained... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

Ribonucleic Acid Definition noun (uncountable), ribonucleic acids ri·bo·nu·cle·ic ac·id, raɪboʊnjuːkliːɪk... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Porous

porous full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for... Read More

Skin

Definition noun, plural: skins (anatomy) The external membranous integument of the body; the outer protective covering of... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Kingly

Kingly Belonging to, suitable to, or becoming, a king; characteristic of, resembling, a king; directed or administered by a... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Exudate

Definition noun, plural: exudates A fluid containing solutes, proteins, cells, or cellular debris discharged into nearby... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More