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Dec 18, 2021

Gammaproteobacteria - Examples, Phylogeny, and Classification

Gammaproteobacteria is a large and diverse group with an estimated 250 genera. Read more about examples and classification here.

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Dec 14, 2021

What does a Melanocyte do? Definition, Function, Life Cycle & Location

A melanocyte is primarily involved in photoprotection and have also been associated with other physiological functions in different parts of the body. Read more.

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Dec 10, 2021

Sulfur Bacteria - Definition, Characteristics and Examples

Sulfur bacteria are microorganisms that use sulfur and sulfur compounds (sulfite, hydrogen sulfide, and thiosulfate etc.) as a source of energy. Read more.

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Nov 09, 2021

Methanobacteria - Definition, Characteristics, Examples

Methanobacteria is a class of the phylum Euryarchaeota within the domain Archaea. Read more here.

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Nov 08, 2021

Islets of Langerhans - Definition, Histology, Function and Location

The Islets of Langerhans is an endocrine tissue located within the pancreas. It consists of a variety of cells capable of producing different hormones. Read more here.

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Nov 01, 2021

Hydrogen-oxidizing Bacteria – Definition, Characteristics and Examples

Hydrogen-oxidizing Bacteria are species that can use gaseous hydrogen as the electron donor to oxidize hydrogen. Read more here.

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Oct 23, 2021

Endocrine and Exocrine Glands – Definition, Histology & Similarities

Depending on where they release their products, glands are divided into two main groups: Endocrine and exocrine glands. Read more here.

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Oct 21, 2021

Do Plant Cells have Vesicles?

Do plant cells have vesicles? Like animals, plants also have several types of vesicles which are involved in a number of functions.

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Oct 09, 2021

What is Antibiotic Resistance? ** Prevention

Antibiotic resistance is a medical challenge. Antibiotics are very effective against different types of bacteria but some bacteria develop antibiotic resistance.

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Oct 08, 2021

Differences between Cytosol and Cytoplasm

Differences between cytosol and cytoplasm as both are part of the protoplasm are discussed below.

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