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Search Results for: redundancy

Redundancy Hypothesis

Definition noun A theory that assumes one or more species impart a role within an ecological unit to maintain dynamic... Read More

Gene redundancy

Gene redundancy a situation in which many copies of the same gene exist in a... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Putative

Putative Definition What is putative? The word putative denotes to a supposition that is based on what is commonly... Read More

Atrophy

Atrophy (Science: pathology) a wasting Away, a diminution in the size of a cell, tissue, organ or part. Origin: L., gr.... 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

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

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More