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A collection of tissues which work together to accomplish a function. The organisational unit above tissues and below systems.
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The genetic alteration of a cell resulting from the direct uptake, incorporation, and expression of exogenous genetic material from its surroundings.
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The process in which a protein folds into a three-dimensional shape to achieve proper functioning.
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Organisms whose cells contain organelles, complex structures enclosed within membranes, in particular a nucleus.
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different forms of many possible alternative forms of the same gene. The different eye colors are for example different alleles of the genes that make the eye color.
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a widely-used tool for finding and evaluating DNA or protein sequences. Users can utilize either their own sequences or the genomes of hundreds of organisms. …
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Scientific procedure to test a hypothesis. The outcome of the experiment either confirms or denies the hypothesis.
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Hard projections in the mouths of vertebrates used mainly to mechanically digest food. Teeth can also be used for the purposes of defense or obtaining meals, especially in the case of hunting.
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Chemistry relating to carbon-containing compounds. Should relate to biology as opposed to being purely about chemistry.
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Questions pertaining to western blots, which are used for detecting specific proteins (sometimes called protein immunoblots).
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The process of gathering visual studies of tissue or the body for purposes of research or diagnostics.
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either continuous (in electrical synapses) or interrupted by a cleft (in chemical synapses), through which communication is established.
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Organelles responsible for protein synthesis in cells. They are distinguished into "free" and "membrane-bound" classes.
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Questions pertaining to fruit flies of the genus *Drosophila*.
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Questions regarding the structure, morphology, and function of the human ear.
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The maintenance of a constant internal environment - for example temperature, carbon dioxide concentration or water concentration, etc. within an organism.
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The scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.
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Questions pertaining to the production of an immune response to self tissues/molecules.
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designed to prevent old damaged cells from mutating into neoplastic (cancer) cells.
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The study of biodiversity with the applied goal of learning how to protect species, habitats, and ecosystems from change, particularly that caused by non-natural effects.
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the process in which one parent cell divides into two daughter cells. The interiour (cytoplasm, DNA, mitchondria etc.) of the parent cell is divided between the two new cells.
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the studies of the biophysical properties of enzymes and their substrates.
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Set of methods to visualize certain properties (structure, gene expression, potential changes, etc.) of organisms or single cells.
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Biology dealing with study of reproductive process, especially in higher animals. Closely related to reproductive endocrinology.
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Electromagnetic radiation, specifically the range of frequencies visible to humans ("visible light").
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Polymers/Oligomers of mononucleotides. Nucleotides are composed of heterocyclic bases such as Adenine, Guanine, Thymine, Cytosine, and Uracil linked to a backbone moeity such as ribose (RNA), deoxyrib…
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Chemicals used in the lab for experiments.