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May 12, 2021

Are Bacteria Decomposers?

Bacteria decomposers include organisms that feed on dead and decaying organic matter of plants and animals, thus further breaking them down. Read more here.

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May 09, 2021

Photosynthetic Bacteria -Definition/Examples, Chemosynthetic Bacteria

photosynthetic bacteria are prokaryotes that are capable of converting light energy (from the sun) into chemical energy through a process known as photosynthesis.

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May 04, 2021

Fusobacteria - Facts, Examples and Characteristics

Fusobacteria is a phylum under the domain Bacteria. It consists of the families Fusobacteriaceae and Leptotrichiaceae and several genera. Read more.

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Mar 12, 2021

What do Plasma Cells do? - Structure and Function

What do plasma cells do? Also known as plasma B cells, plasma cells are terminally differentiated B lymphocytes. Read more here.

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Mar 11, 2021

Lymphoblasts - Definition, Vs Lymphocytes & Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines

Found in the red bone marrow, lymphoblasts are medium-sized to relatively large cells (ranging from 10 to 10um) that give rise to lymphocytes. Read more here.

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Mar 08, 2021

What are Lichens? - What do they do?

Covering about 7 percent of earth's surface, lichens are described as a symbiotic association with two types of organisms that function as a single unit.

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Mar 06, 2021

Onion Root Tip Mitosis - Stages, Experiment and Results

Onion root tip mitosis refers to a type of cell division where the parent cell produces two identical daughter cells resulting in two diploid daughter cells.

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Mar 04, 2021

What are Glycoproteins? Importance, Where are they found?

What are Glycoproteins? Glycoprotein refers to proteins in which oligosaccharide chains (glycans) are covalently attached/bound to the amino acid side chains.

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Mar 03, 2021

Stromal Cells - Definition, Function, Examples, Vs Stem Cells & Cancer

Stromal cells are a diverse type (heterogeneous) of potent cells commonly found in the bone marrow as well as from several other body parts like adipose tissue.

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Mar 02, 2021

Progenitor Cells - Definition, Types, Vs Stem Cells and Function

Progenitor cells have been described as stem cell descendants with the ability to self-renew, proliferate, and give rise to more specialized cells. Read more.

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