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Tissue culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of culturing animal or plant tissue in a controlled medium away... Read More

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

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Organ culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating organ primordia or pieces of tissue in the... Read More

Tissue culture plastic

tissue culture plastic (Science: cell culture) Polystyrene that has been rendered wettable by oxidation, a treatment that... Read More

Cell culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating cell strains or lines, especially animal cells, in... Read More

Cytokinin

Plants require growth hormones for their regulated growth. Plant growth hormones or regulators (PGRs) are small organic... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Anther culture

Anther culture a plant culturing technique in which immature pollen is made to divide andgrow into tissue (either callus or... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Bacteria are classified according to the need for oxygen to survive and grow.   For example, aerobic bacteria are bacteria... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Totipotent

Totipotent Definition What is totipotent? In general terms, totipotency is defined as the ability of a single cell to... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Established cell line

Established cell line --> cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that... Read More

Electroporation

Definition noun, plural: electroporations A non-chemical method that transfers the genetic material into the recipient cell... Read More

Cytokinesis

The cell cycle of eukaryotes is a cyclical series of biological events that certain asexual cells go through. The cell cycle... Read More

Viability

Whether we talk about “a travel plan” or “a science experiment” or “the chances of a pregnancy reaching its... Read More

Myogenesis

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

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Mitosis

Mitosis Definition What is mitosis? In biology, mitosis refers to the cellular process where a single cell divides... Read More

Invasion index

Invasion index An index devised by Abercrombie & Heaysman as a means to estimate the invasiveness of cells in vitro. The... Read More

Sporophyte

Sporophyte Definition What is a sporophyte? Accordingly, the sporophyte is the plant generation that produces spores. To... Read More

Cultured

Cultured (Science: cell culture) The process of incubating viruses or bacteria from tissue or other body fluids, for the... 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

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

In vitro

Definition adjective, adverb (Of a biological process) made to occur outside the living organism, i.e. in an artificial... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More