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==Biological Terms==
==Biological Terms==
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#trehalose- also known as mycose or tremalose, is a natural alpha-linked disaccharide formed by an α,α-1,1-glucoside bond between two α-glucose units.
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#mannoprotein- component of yeast cell walls; protein covalently linked to polymers of mannose.
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#chromatography- the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column of silica (column chromatography) or a strip of filter paper (paper chromatography) or by a gel.
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#immunoprecipitation- the separation of an antigen from a solution by the formation of a large complex with its specific antibody.
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#catabolite- a product of catabolic action.
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#kinetics- the branch of mechanics that deals with the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses.
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#ceramides- ceramides are a family of lipid molecules. A ceramide is composed of sphingosine and a fatty acid.
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#orthologue- one of two or more homologous gene sequences found in different species.
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#ergosterol- a compound present in ergot and many other fungi. A steroid alcohol, it is converted to vitamin D2 when irradiated with ultraviolet light.
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#transcriptome- the transcriptome is the set of all RNA molecules, including mRNA, rRNA, tRNA, and non-coding RNA produced in one or a population of cells.
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via [http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Main_Page| Biology Online Dictionary]

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Biological Terms

  1. trehalose- also known as mycose or tremalose, is a natural alpha-linked disaccharide formed by an α,α-1,1-glucoside bond between two α-glucose units.
  2. mannoprotein- component of yeast cell walls; protein covalently linked to polymers of mannose.
  3. chromatography- the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column of silica (column chromatography) or a strip of filter paper (paper chromatography) or by a gel.
  4. immunoprecipitation- the separation of an antigen from a solution by the formation of a large complex with its specific antibody.
  5. catabolite- a product of catabolic action.
  6. kinetics- the branch of mechanics that deals with the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses.
  7. ceramides- ceramides are a family of lipid molecules. A ceramide is composed of sphingosine and a fatty acid.
  8. orthologue- one of two or more homologous gene sequences found in different species.
  9. ergosterol- a compound present in ergot and many other fungi. A steroid alcohol, it is converted to vitamin D2 when irradiated with ultraviolet light.
  10. transcriptome- the transcriptome is the set of all RNA molecules, including mRNA, rRNA, tRNA, and non-coding RNA produced in one or a population of cells.

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