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Nov 01, 2022

Deltaproteobacteria - Examples and Characteristics

myxobacteria image

Deltaproteobacteria is a large group (Class) of Gram-negative bacteria within the Phylum Proteobacteria. It consists of ecologically and metabolically diverse members. Read more here.

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Oct 26, 2022

Chemoorganotrophs - Definition, and Examples

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Chemoorganotrophs also known as organotrophs, include organisms that obtain their energy from organic chemicals like glucose. This process is known as chemoorganotrophy. Read more here.

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Oct 25, 2022

Betaproteobacteria – Examples, Characteristics and Function

burkholderia - betaproteobacteria page

Betaproteobacteria is a heterogeneous group in the phylum Proteobacteria whose members can be found in a range of habitats from wastewater and hot springs to the Antarctic. Read more here.

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Jun 30, 2022

Phylum Ctenophora - Examples and Characteristics

phylum ctenophora

Phylum Ctenophora are known as sea walnuts or comb jellies and are marine organisms that resemble Cnidaria and is one of the oldest phylum living today. Read more here.

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Jun 21, 2022

Phylum Aschelminthes – Examples and Characteristics

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Phylum Aschelminthes is an obsolete group that comprised pseudocoelomate, triploblastic organisms with bilateral symmetry. Read more about this phylum here.

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Jun 14, 2022

Leucoplasts - Types and Functions

leucoplasts from wikipedia

Leucoplasts are a type of plastid only found in plant cells. As such, they can be used to distinguish between a plant and animal cell. Read more about leucoplasts here.

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Jun 07, 2022

Chromoplasts - Definition, Functions, Vs. Chloroplasts

plastid types on chromoplasts page

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

Aceolomate and Ceolomate

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?

Sarcomere Diagram

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?

Diagrammatic representation of a cytopharyngeal basket

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

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