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According to this source all peroxisomal proteins are synthesized on free ribosomes in the cytosol.


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Some of the permanent microbial flora inhabiting the skin protects the host from other pathogens. The complex host– microbe and microbe–microbe interactions that exist on the surface of human skin illustrate that the microbiota have a beneficial role, much like that of the gut microflora. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2746716/ It is apparent ...


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Oxygen is a reactive molecule. If oxygen runs into our electron carriers such as riboflavin and niacin, then an electron may accidentally get transferred to it. This converts oxygen into superoxide radicals and hydrogen peroxide. Fortunately, the antioxidant, Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) can deal with the side-effects. The most common form is called SOD1 and ...


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Glycosylation is a controlled process that involves a carbohydrate being attached to a hydroxyl or other functional group of another molecule. I think you meant to say glycation instead of glycosylation, and that is a random process that involves free sugars attaching to proteins.


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I recommend two YouTube channels. Shomu's Biology. Probably the channel with the most extensive coverage of biology, but the guy explaining it has a very thick accent that is sometimes hard to follow. AK Lectures. Its main focus is on metabolism and physiology. I personally find it easy to understand.


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For metabolism, I definately recommend Biochemical Pathways: An Atlas of Biochemistry by Michal. It is very extensive however, so memorizing its compounds and pathways takes much time and dedication. Generally, it works better as a reference book.


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The resolution of an SEM is not set by the electron wavelength, but rather by the size of the electron beam that is scanned over the sample. Imagine you had a flashlight scanning over a patch of ground, and were recording the reflected light intensity, without using any lenses, to reconstruct the surface features -- your resolution would be roughly the spot ...


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This is more than likely better asked in physics SE, however since you contextualized it biologically somewhat I will answer it here. You are correct in your concern. The Rayleigh Criterion and the associated calculations(Rayleigh Scattering) are talking about the minimum separation of 2 light sources to resolve a given object. From this we are able to ...


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Banana fruit is very susceptible to chilling injury (CI) and this can occur at relatively high temperatures: CI may occur at 12oC and under. Typically the banana skin turns brown, but in addition there may be pitting and the fruit may not soften (Wang et al., 2013). Oxidative Stress & ROS One generally accepted theory it that oxidative stress, due to ...


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Heterokaryotic = contains two or more nuclei Dikaryotic = one cell contains two separate nuclei that are not fused; usually indicated as n+n


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