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Mar 26, 2020

What are Tintinnids? - The species, Classification and Characteristics

Tintinnids are a type of protozoa found in marine environments belonging to the order Tintinnida. Read more...

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Mar 25, 2020

Suctoria - Examples, Characteristics, Classification and Habitat

Suctoria is a subclass of Protozoa that make up about 7 percent of all ciliates and commonly found in aquatic environments.

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Mar 24, 2020

Senescence - Definition, Markers, Cancer, Vs Apoptosis

senescence may be described as the state in which cells irreversibly stop dividing. Cells that enter senescence can no longer divide to produce daughter cells.

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Mar 20, 2020

Intramacronucleata - Definition, Classification and Characteristics

Intramacronucleata is a subphylum of the phylum Ciliophora. This subphylum is characterized by diversity in somatic kinetid structure and molecular phylogenies.

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Mar 17, 2020

Heterotrich - Examples, Classification and Characteristics

Class Heterotrichs consists of a variety of free-living ciliates commonly found in marine and freshwater environments, benthic and planktonic habitats.

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Mar 17, 2020

Fibroblasts - Histology, Wound Healing, and Macrophages/Myofibroblasts

Fibroblasts are commonly found in interstitial spaces/compartments, spindle-shaped cells involved in the production of extracellular matrix and collagen.

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Mar 14, 2020

Epithelial Cells - Definition, Function, in Urine, in Sputum

Epithelial cells line the surfaces and cavities of body tissues and organs. Epithelial cells are specialized components with a variety of functions. Read more.

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Mar 09, 2020

Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria - Structures/Characterisitics

To identify Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria, a number of approaches are used to classify/identify organisms.

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Mar 05, 2020

Toxoplasma - Definition, Gondii, Life Cycle, Morphology and Treatment

Toxoplasma is a genus of the phylum Apicomplexa and consists of a single species known as Toxoplasma gondii - ability to infect any warm-blooded animal.

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Mar 01, 2020

T Cells - Definition, Innate or Adaptive, Function, Vs B cells, in HIV

T cells, (T lymphocytes) are of the adaptive immune system responsible for controlling most immune responses (including functions of B lymphocytes). Read on...

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