Symbiosis Example – Nitrogen fixation by bacteria generates ammonia for plants.

  Symbiosis in biology refers to cooperation of two or more organisms where benefits are shared from the interaction. A classic example of symbiois is...

naproxen vs ibuprofen

  I recently argued with a coworker about the differences between ibuprofen, the compound use in drugs like Advil, and naproxen sodium, the active compound in Aleve....

development of drugs against asthma and allergies

Scientists have found something that the  drugs against asthma and allergies can be improved. To a higher level The TLR4 receptor, present on epithelial and immune cells,...

How to determine types of enzyme inhibition?

Inhibition are caused by effects of molecules that are a substrate and decrease rates of enzymes. Inhibition of enzymes is normal and organisms will...

Why is the electron transport chain like a battery?

electron transport chain A Duracell battery powers a simple circuit consisting of a wire, a small electric toy motor and the battery itself. The electrodes...

New Genetic Methods to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome

American scientists have managed to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome in a living cell with a gene switch. The development is a major step...

Why do we need Thiamine or better known as Vitamin B1?

Vitamin B1 The human body requires Vitamin B1 to function properly, which is why it is referred to as a vitamin. A deficiency of thiamine...

How have cancer cells been helpful? Hybridoma and the immortal B-cell.

Hybridoma and the immortal B-cell. Most people associate cancer with disease or illness that results in death, however our understanding of cancer has allowed us to do...

Energy and Human Life,converting ATP to potential energy

When I first started to learn the laws of thermodynamics and the laws of energy I wasn’t able to fully comprehend just what the...

What are the light reactions of photosynthesis and how is light energy obtained?

light reactions of photosynthesis The energy of sunlight can be harnessed by the reactions known as ‘light reactions’ for the movement of electrons from H2O...