By: Daniel Restivo
The mitotic cell cycle is as follows:Gap 1SynthesisGap 2MitosisCytokinesisMitosis is the process by which the original cell (parent cell) divides to create an exact copy of the original cell (daughter cell). The mitotic cell cycle is composed of 5 stages that allow the cell to...
By: Jordan Larry
After researchers had found out that DNA is defined as a genetic material, they needed to solve the next part. The next part was to solve how the the structure of the DNA molecules are formed. Many people must wonder why DNA is so important...
By: Timothy Baroni
Apoptosis is a biological process which is often described as the process of "programmed cell death". The term is derived from the term from the medical term ptosis (n. Greek), meaning "weakening", "drooping", or "falling" (see Wikipedia). The prefix "apo-" in biology is often used...
By: Malika Spellman
Stem Cell ResearchStem cell research is a topic that is widely discussed, and in fact debated for or against. Stem cells have a remarkable potential to develop into different cell types in the body. Serving as a type of repair system for the body, stem...
By: Oscar Lallana
The cost of stem cell researchStem cells are regarded as the most likely therapeutic solution to some of the many diseases that affect human beings, such as degenerative disorders affecting the nervous system and some types of cancer, metabolic disorders, etc. I myself am a...
By: David Aaron White
Stem cell research would be responsible for saving countless lives. This issue has been argued and fought over for the past decade, and one of the main arguments against it has been the fact that it uses cells from unborn fetuses to grow in other...
By: Erik Reid
Osmosis is the passive diffusion of water through membranes and usually refers to conditions where the pores in a membrane are large enough to accommodate the solvent (in osmosis this always means water) and the solute, which refers to whatever is dissolved in the water...
By: Matias W.
The real cost of genetic engineering is, as a matter of fact, given by the cost of the LOSS of it. Those who oppose genetic engineering often mention the novelty of this science and our imperfect knowledge of genetics to claim that we may be...
By: Sammy Stein
Photosynthesis is an amazing process carried out in amazing organisms - plants. Plants are fascinating as a whole and incredibly complex in ther processes. They use the primary energy source for our planet, the sun, and transfer this energy up the food chain to feed...
By: Jeff Casto
The endoplasmic reticulum, or ER, is a cellular network of membranes that form tube-like chambers called "cisternae." It has a wide range of functions, from the synthesis of lipids and proteins to detoxifying drugs and poisons. The ER membrane is actually continuous with the...

 

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