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Shuttle

shuttle 1. An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the woof from one side of the cloth to the... 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

Chemiosmosis

Chemiosmosis Definition What is chemiosmosis? In biology, chemiosmosis refers to the process of moving ions (e.g. protons)... Read More

Shed

shed 1. To fall in drops; to pour. Such a rain down from the welkin shadde. (Chaucer) 2. To let fall the parts, as seeds or... Read More

Vector

Definition noun, plural: vectors (1) (epidemiology) An organism or vehicle that transmits the causative agent or... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Transport

In biology, transport refers to the act or the means by which a molecule or ion is moved across the cell membrane or via the... 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

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More