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Electromagnetic spectrum

Definition noun The spectrum of all types of electromagnetic radiation Supplement The electromagnetic spectrum includes... Read More

Absorption Spectrum

The spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain... Read More

Spectrum

spectrum A charted band of wavelengths of electromagnetic vibrations obtained by refraction and diffraction. By extension, a... Read More

Action Spectrum

The efficiency with which electromagnetic radiation produces a photochemical reaction plotted as a function of the... Read More

Broad spectrum

Broad spectrum (Science: pharmacology) Often used to describe an antibiotic that is effective against a wide range of... Read More

Invisible spectrum

Invisible spectrum The radiation lying on either side of visible light, i.e., infrared and ultraviolet... 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

X-ray

Definition noun, plural: X-rays (1) A ray characterized generally by its wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nm, and... Read More

Microwave

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation that is generally characterized by wavelengths ranging from one meter to... Read More

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry     ... Read More

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis ... Read More

Ultraviolet radiation

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation emitting ultraviolet rays Supplement The electromagnetic radiation is... Read More

Infrared

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging between 770 nm and 1000 nm Supplement The... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Electromagnetic radiation

Definition noun The radiation that consists of associated, interacting electric and magnetic field waves traveling at the... Read More

Yellow

yellow being of a bright saffronlike colour; of the colour of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or... Read More

Chloroplast

Chloroplast Definition What is chloroplast? In biology, a chloroplast refers to the organelle found within the cell of... Read More

Spectrin

Definition noun plural: spectrins spec·trin, spĕk′trĭn A cytoplasmic membrane structure with contractile dimeric... Read More

Green

Green 1. Having the colour of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that colour of the solar spectrum which is between... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Gamma ray

Definition noun, plural: gamma rays Very powerful and penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation of shorter... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Mathematical Biology I by J.D. Murray

Mathematical Biology I        ... Read More

Light energy

Definition noun A form of energy consisting of particle-like photons with wavelike properties, and in which affects the... Read More

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)      ... Read More

Violet

violet 1. (Science: botany) Any plant or flower of the genus viola, of many species. The violets are generally low,... Read More

Ultraviolet ray

Definition noun, plural: ultraviolet rays A ray characterized generally by a wavelength between 10 nm to about 400... Read More

Protein pump

Protein pump - a kind of protein that is capable of pumping out compounds that could pose a threat to the cell. An example... Read More

Chameleon

Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More

First Video Proof That Could Explain Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Bacteria

Amidst the battle for supremacy, our army of immune cells relentlessly wages war against various pathogens, especially... Read More

Tetracycline

tetracycline (Science: drug) broad spectrum antibiotic that blocks binding of aminoacyl tRNA to the ribosomes of both... Read More

Sunlight

Definition noun The electromagnetic radiation of the sun that reaches the earth, particularly infrared, visible light, and... Read More

Spectral tarsier

Definition noun, plural: spectral tarsiers A tarsier species that inhabits the forests of Indonesia, such as Sulawesi, Pulau... Read More

Chlorophyll d

Definition noun A type of chlorophyll found in marine red algae and cyanobacteria, and absorbs the infrared light of the... Read More

Chlorophyll a

Definition noun A type of chlorophyll that is most common and predominant in all oxygen-evolving photosynthetic organisms... Read More

P680

Definition noun The reaction center chlorophyll (or the primary electron donor) of photosystem II that is most reactive and... Read More

Chlorophyll b

Definition noun A yellow-green chlorophyll pigment which occurs only in plants and green algae. It functions as a light... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Bioelectronics: From Theory to Applications

Bioelectronics: From Theory to Applications     ... Read More