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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

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Myogenesis

Definition noun (embryology) The formation of muscle tissues through the differentiation of progenitor cells myoblasts... Read More

Researchers simulate complete structure of virus — on a computer

    An overall computer-simulated view of the satellite tobacco mosaic virus credit:... Read More

Skeletal muscle tissue engineering

Invited Review The reconstruction of skeletal muscle tissue either lost by traumatic injury or tumor ablation or... Read More

Centromere

Definition noun, plural: centromeres The dense, constricted region containing highly-specialized repetitive DNA sequence,... Read More

Tandem repeat

Definition noun, plural: tandem repeats (molecular biology) A type of repeated sequence in which the copies are repeated one... Read More

Mononucleate

Definition adjective Having a single nucleus. Supplement Word origin: mono- single + nucleate from nucleus Synonym:... Read More

Skeletal muscle

Definition noun, plural: skeletal muscles A voluntary, striated (vertebrate) muscle that is associated with the skeleton,... Read More

Chloroplast DNA

Definition noun plural: chloroplast DNAs DNA in the chloroplast that carries the code for proteins and RNAs essential to... Read More

Heterochromatin

Definition noun Highly condensed, tightly packed form of chromatin, as opposed to the lightly packed... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

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

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A selective banding technique wherein a banding pattern is produced in the constitutive... Read More

New processing steps promise more economical ethanol production

BLACKSBURG, VA., March 30, 2006 -- Why isn't ethanol production growing by leaps and bounds in the face of higher gasoline... Read More

Holocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: holocentric chromosomes A chromosome in which the entire length of the chromosome seems to act as a... Read More

The organization and evolution of the human Y chromosome

Minireview The organization and evolution of the human Y chromosome Brian Charlesworth Institute of Cell, Animal and... Read More