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Binary Fission - Definition, Types, Process, vs Mitosis

Binary fission is a form of asexual reproduction used by members of domains archaea and bacteria among other organisms.

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Serotype - What is it? Vs strain, Vs Genotype, Salmonella and E.coli

a serotype is the term used to refer to a group of organisms within a species that have the same type and number of surface antigens.

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Acrosome - Definition, Function, Reaction and Exocytosis

The acrosome is one of the main components of a sperm cell overlying the nucleus. It is located on the anterior part of the sperm head where it serves a number of important roles related to fertilization.

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Sperm Cells - Definition, Function, Structure, Adaptations, Microscopy

Sperm cells are gametes (sex cells) that are produced in the testicular organ (gonad) of male human beings and animals. Like the female gamete (Oocyte), sperm cells carry a total of 23 chromosomes that are a result of a process known as meiosis.

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Arthropods - Definition, Characteristics, Classification and Habitat

Arthropods, which make up the phylum Arthropoda, is the largest group of invertebrates (animals without a vertebral column) consisting of well over 80 percent of all animals.

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Nematodes - Definition, Examples, Classification and Characteristics

Nematodes, commonly known as roundworms, are a group of worms that make up the phylum Nematoda. With well over 15,000 species identified today, they can be found in different habitats ranging from terrestrial to marine environments.

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Flatworms - Definition, Examples, Classification and Characteristics

Flatworms (Platyhelminthes) are a group of bilaterally symmetrical, acoelomate, soft-bodied invertebrate animals found in marine, freshwater as well as moist terrestrial environments.

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Helminths - Classification, Characteristics, Infection and Treatment

Helminths are a polyphyletic group composed of highly prevalent worms. Depending on the species, helminths may exist as parasites (that affect both human beings and animals) or as free-living organisms that live freely in nature.

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Salmonella - Classification, Causes, Microscopy, Treatment, Prevention

Salmonella includes a group of gram-negative bacillus bacteria that causes food poisoning and the consequent infection of the intestinal tract. While some of the infections can be easily treated, some of the strains have been shown to resist antibiotic treatment.

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Campylobacter - Classification, Jejuni, Infection and Gram Stain

The genus Campylobacter is composed of Gram-negative bacteria species that are naturally occurring in the environment; the most common causes of food poisoning; colonize oral cavities, mucosal surfaces of the intestinal track; and the urogenital tract animals and birds.

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    Feb 18, 19 01:29 PM

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    Feb 12, 19 12:04 PM

    a serotype is the term used to refer to a group of organisms within a species that have the same type and number of surface antigens.

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    Feb 09, 19 04:26 PM

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