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Sh domains

SH domains (Science: molecular biology) src homology domains: domains of protein that, from their homology with src are... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Nuclear body

Definition noun plural: nuclear bodies nu·cle·ar bod‧y, ˈnjuː.kli.ər ˈbɒdi Any of the prominent non-membraned,... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Classification system

Classification Systems Definition In life, many things are classified, that is, to put into categories or groups based on... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Protein domain

Definition noun (1) An autonomously folding functional unit of a protein. (2) A part of protein that can fold, function... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Living things

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

Nuclear domain

Definition noun plural: nuclear domains (cell biology) Synonym of nuclear body, i.e. any of the prominent non-membraned... Read More

Nucleoplasm

Definition noun plural: nucleoplasm nu·cle·o·plasm, ˈnjuːklɪəˌplæzəm (cell biology) The protoplasm of the... Read More

Domain

Definition noun, plural: domains (1) (taxonomy) The highest taxonomic rank of organisms in which there are three groupings:... 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

Class

Our earth is home to diverse groups of organisms. These living things exist in the ecosystem. Dating back to the ancient... Read More

Phase separation

phase separation (Science: chemistry) The separation of fluid phases that contain different concentrations of common... Read More

Archaeplastida

Definition noun A taxonomic kingdom of the domain Eukaryota that includes land plants, green algae, red algae, and... Read More

Plantae

Definition noun A taxonomic group comprised of plants, particularly land plants and green algae Supplement Plantae is a... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

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

Nucleoporin

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

“Mutualism factor” could explain why body does not attack normal flora

When sadness reeks in and you feel as if you are all by yourself, think again. That is because you are never alone. As a... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More

Anabolism

Anabolism Definition Metabolic processes involve the conversion of one molecule into another through a sequence of chemical... Read More

Nucleolus

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

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Immunoglobulin

Definition noun, plural: immunoglobulins (1) Any of several classes of structurally related glycoproteins in the blood... Read More

Fibronectin

Fibronectin (Science: protein) glycoprotein of high molecular weight (2 chains each of 250 kd linked by disulphide bonds)... Read More

Integral membrane protein

Definition noun A protein molecule (or assembly of proteins) that is permanently attached or firmly anchored in the plasma... Read More

Membrane protein

Definition noun, plural: membrane proteins A type of protein that is attached to, or associated with, a biological... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More

Sorting out

sorting out phenomenon observed to occur when mixed aggregates of dissimilar embryonic cell types are formed in vitro. The... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... 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

Myosin

Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

Consensus sequence

Consensus sequence Of a series of related dna, rna or protein sequences, the sequence that reflects the most common choice... Read More