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Jun 07, 2022

Chromoplasts - Definition, Functions, Vs. Chloroplasts

Chromoplasts are brightly colored plastids found in flowers, fruits, leaves, as well as roots. They play an important role in the synthesis and storage of carotenoid pigments. Read more here.

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May 24, 2022

Coelomates, Acoelomates and Pseudocoelomates - Differences & Examples

Coelomates are animals in which the coelom is lined by the mesoderm while those in which the cavity is absent are called acoelomates. Read more here.

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May 24, 2022

What is the function of calcium signaling?

What is the function of calcium signaling? Calcium signaling has been shown to play many roles. Read more here.

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May 13, 2022

What is the Difference Between Cytostome and Cytopharynx?

Cytostome and cytopharynx are commonly found in certain protozoans as specialized structures used for endocytosis. Read more here.

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May 10, 2022

Where are Goblet Cells Located? What are their Functions?

Goblet cells are specialized secretory cells that line various mucosal surfaces originating from pluripotent stem cells and have a specific morphology. Read more here.

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May 04, 2022

What is the Function of Astrocytes? Where are they Located?

Astrocytes are specialized glial cells involved in a number of important functions. Learn more here.

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May 04, 2022

Which Bacteria Cause Food Poisoning?

Which bacteria cause food poisoning? Contamination causes food poisoning which is characterized by nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and pain. Read more here.

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May 03, 2022

Exosomes and Stem Cells

Understanding exosomes and stem cells. Exosomes can be found in various body fluids. Stem cells are for building and repair and secrete exosomes for immune function.

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May 03, 2022

Does UV Light Kill Bacteria?

Does UV light kill bacteria? In order to understand the impact of UV light on bacteria, it’s important to understand the general structure of DNA. Read more here.

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May 03, 2022

Does Freezing Kill Bacteria?

Does freezing kill bacteria? Whereas very high temperatures kill bacteria by destroying various structural components, what does freezing temperatures do to bacteria?

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