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Feb 24, 2021

What is Pinocytosis? - Examples, Vs Phagocytosis, Vs Endocytosis

Pinocytosis is a type of endocytosis through which cells take in fluids along with dissolved solutes/nutrients from the extracellular matrix. Read more here.

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Feb 23, 2021

Myeloid Stem Cells - Definition, Development and Differentiation

Myeloid stem cells are derived from hematopoietic stem cells differentiating to produce precursors of erythrocytes, platelets, dendritic cells, mast cells etc.

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Feb 18, 2021

What are Saprophytes? – Examples and Characteristics

What are saprophytes? Also known as saprotrophs, saprophytes are organisms that obtain nourishment from dead and decaying organic matter. Read more here.

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Feb 17, 2021

What are epiphytes? Where are they found? What animals eat them?

The term "epiphytes" refers to a group of organisms that grows on the surface of other plants. Some epiphytes can also grow on surfaces that provide support.

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Feb 12, 2021

Rickettsia Bacteria - Definition, Examples, Characteristics & Disease

Rickettsia bacteria is a genus that consists of small, obligate intracellular parasites of human beings, animals, and plants. Read more here.

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Feb 09, 2021

Pili and Fimbriae - Types, Function and Differences

Pili and fimbriae are proteinaceous, hair-like structures/appendages that extend from the cytoplasmic membrane of different types of bacteria. Read more here.

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Feb 05, 2021

Endosomes - Function, Lysosomes, and Exosomes

Endosomes are membrane-bound vesicles that are involved in the transportation and sorting of internalized material. Read more here.

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Feb 04, 2021

How Antibiotic Resistance happens and How to Prevent it

While antibiotics are very effective in targeting and acting against different types of bacteria, some bacteria develop antibiotic resistance. Here's how.

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Jan 27, 2021

List of Diseases caused by Bacteria

There are approx. over one (1) trillion species of bacteria, only about 5 percent of these are said to cause diseases. See list of diseases caused by bacteria

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Jan 25, 2021

Brucella Bacteria - Classification, Characteristics, Causes/Treatment

Brucella bacteria is a genus that consists of ten species which can be found in terrestrial and marine animals; responsible for an infection called brucellosis.

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  1. What is Pinocytosis? - Examples, Vs Phagocytosis, Vs Endocytosis

    Feb 24, 21 11:50 AM

    Pinocytosis is a type of endocytosis through which cells take in fluids along with dissolved solutes/nutrients from the extracellular matrix. Read more here.

    Read More

  2. Myeloid Stem Cells - Definition, Development and Differentiation

    Feb 23, 21 10:35 AM

    Myeloid stem cells are derived from hematopoietic stem cells differentiating to produce precursors of erythrocytes, platelets, dendritic cells, mast cells etc.

    Read More

  3. What are Saprophytes? – Examples and Characteristics

    Feb 18, 21 01:42 PM

    What are saprophytes? Also known as saprotrophs, saprophytes are organisms that obtain nourishment from dead and decaying organic matter. Read more here.

    Read More



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