Biology

DNA Sequencing: Definition, Importance, Methods, Facts, and More

DNA and DNA Sequencing  DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) is a molecule that contains the instructions an organism needs to develop, live, and reproduce. These instructions are found inside every cell and are passed down from parents to their children.  DNA is made up of molecules called nucleotides. Each nucleotide contains a phosphate group, a sugar group and a nitrogen base. The …

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The Krebs Cycle | A Step by Step Explanations

The Krebs Cycle | A Step by Step Explanations

You’ve probably heard the phrase Krebs cycle thrown around before. If you’re at all interested in biology, general science, etc. Then you know that the Krebs cycle has a vital role inside our bodies. But what exactly is it? Why does it deserve such an important name? You know what I’m talking about — The Krebs Cycle. The Krebs cycle …

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ELISA Principle, Procedure, Types, and Applications

The Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) is one of the most sensitive immunoassays available. The typical detection range for an ELISA is 0.1 to 1 fmole or 0.01 ng to 0.1 ng. It is a plate-based assay technique designed for detecting and quantifying peptides, proteins, antibodies, and hormones.  In an ELISA, an antigen must be immobilized to a solid surface …

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Top 10 Microbiology Techniques You Can’t Miss

Top 10 Microbiology Techniques You Can't Miss

To understand and study the world of microorganisms, we need special techniques or methods that are called “Microbiology techniques”.  Microbiology techniques are the methods used for studying microbes (ex: bacteria, fungi and protest). The purpose of these techniques include microbial identification, staining, engineering, survey, culturing and manipulation. What are Microbiological Techniques? Microbiology lab techniques refers to the set of procedures …

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Genetic Engineering in Humans: Between the Pros and Cons of that Magical Technique!

Genetic Engineering in Human

Try to mention the expression of genetic engineering in humans among a bunch of people, or a community gathering. Now try to escape the endless amount of questions, hurdles, and debates that will arise. technical  Since their first days, genetic engineering, gene modification, and traits selection have always been controversial and have always been questioned, whether socially, scientifically, or ethically. …

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