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Propagate

Definition verb (1) To cause an organism to reproduce or breed, especially by natural means. (2) To transmit or spread (e.g.... Read More

Shuttle vector

Definition noun A vector that can replicate in more than one host organisms or two different cell types (e.g. a prokaryotic... Read More

Fitness

Definition noun (1) (biology) A biological condition in which a competing variant is increasing in frequency relative to... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Dendrite

Definition noun, plural: dendrites (1) Any of the threadlike extensions or projections of the cytoplasm of a neuron;... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... 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

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Binary vector

Definition noun Cloning vector that can propagate in both Escherichia coli and Agrobacterium tumefaciens for use in... Read More

Darwinian fitness

Definition noun A relative measure of reproductive success of an organism in passing its genes to the next generation's gene... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Props

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Retrovirus

Definition noun, plural: retroviruses Any of the group of viruses in the family Retroviridae. The virus is characterized by... Read More

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Engender

Engender 1. To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget. 2. To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the... Read More

Physical fitness

Definition noun A general state of well-being and good health in which performance is optimal, i.e. effectively and... Read More

Endemic

Endemic Definition Endemic (adj.) means native to a particular area or region or an exclusive characteristic of a thing,... Read More

Sow

sow 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More

Prop

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Produces

produce 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or... Read More

Produce

produce 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More