Nucleotides are the building blocks of the nucleic acids namely DNA and RNA. Explore these building blocks, their structures, functions, and biological importance.
Among living organisms, two types of cell divisions exist: mitosis and meiosis. Explore several major differences between these two processes.
In genetics, the terms 'chromosome' and 'chromatid' are often confused with each other. In this article, learn how to differentiate the two closely-related structures.
More than just its seemingly empty bubble-like structure, the central vacuole in fact plays essential functions in plants. In this post, explore its discovery, structures and functions in detail.
Differences between diffusion and osmosis: Explore the 2 types of transport mechanisms in biological membranes that seem to be almost interchangeable.
Known to be the building blocks of proteins, amino acids come in various structure, & configurations. Learn about their structures, properties, examples. and functions.
The plasma membrane is a type of biomembrane that serves as barrier & adding structural support. Learn more about plasma membrane functions here.
Cell specialization is the process by which cells evolve to cells with specific functions. Let's explore its mechanisms, examples and significance here.
The cell wall is the structural layer encircling the cell membrane. Discover the different types of cell walls, their structures, and their functions.
Autosomal recessive inheritance is a condition when carrier parents have a 25% chance of having a child affected with a particular genetic condition.