Join us at the Genetics channel for informative articles on molecular biology, study of functions and systems of cells as well as the interactions of DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis. Confused? You won’t be after reading these articles breaking down complex subjects into manageable information whether you’re a student, teacher or researcher.
We have a deep and long-term relationship with bacteria as our bodies, inside and out are swarming with these tiny microscopic cells. Some are friends others are foes. Which are the good guys and which types would do us harm? Find out in this guide to the relationships between bacteria and humans.
Do you know how aminoglycosides work? If not, read on to learn more about them and how they work.
If you or someone you love is obese, but not because of the common causes, read on to learn more about the possible molecular base of obesity.
What is the difference between mitosis and meiosis? Mitosis and meiosis are two types of cell divisions. We’ll discuss these differences in more detail, and also look at the phases of each.
An introduction to one of the most vital process of the human body - nucleic acid replication and protein synthesis.
Acinetobacter bacteria are a hazard for hospital patients, especially military personnel who have been injured. Those who are being treated in the intensive care ward of the hospital and the severely ill are also at risk.
The fungus kingdom contains an enormous variety of fungal types and it has been estimated that there are anywhere between 1.5 and 2 million species. Some cause disease, others provide food, and certain fungal compounds can be made into antibiotics. Find out more in this article.
The synovial membrane is a layer of soft connective tissue that lines joints, tendon sheaths and the fluid-filled sacs between tendons and bones. It produces a lubricant called synovial fluid.
What does an amoeba eat and how does an amoeba move? Find out some essential amoeba info in this FAQ about these tiny single-celled organisms.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a small bacterium that can cause Mycoplasma pneumonia, a form of pneumonia. It was once thought of as a simple organism, but a studies of its genome and proteome have revealed that it is much more complex and sophisticated than previously thought.