Food Chains

Food Chain and Ecosystems

Food Chain Definition and Populations and Communities in the Ecosystems. The food chain begins with a producer organism that got energy from the Sun, used it to perform its functions and stored elsewhere as reserve.

What is an ELISA assay

ELIZA ASSAY In this 96 well plate the wells with the darker wells have a greater concentration of a specific protein than lighter wells. Any...

Poisonous Plants That Will Kill You – Strophanthus and Ouabain

 Its been a while since my last post, but I will try to get back to work making interesting posts. Today I am introducing...

pros and cons of caffeine consumption

  I would go so far as to say that our Western society is fueled by an eight carbon organic molecule, C8H10N4O2, or 1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6(3H,7H)-dione3,7-dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione, or...

How can our immune system suppress itself? T-Regulatory Cells

T-Regulatory Cells The adaptive immune system is brilliantly designed to defend us from any type of pathogen through combinations of cell types, T-cells, B-cells, Natural...

How is 16s rRNA extracted and used to determine microbial diversity?

The molecular analysis of ribosomal RNA (rRNA), specifically the 16s sub unit is crucial to examining the diversity of microorganisms. The sequences of the...

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...

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....

pH Balance of Your Body, Power of Hydrogen

pH Balance of Your Body You have always heard the word "pH" in school, in medical laboratories, in health facilities like hospitals and clinics and...
Ecosystem Definition: What is an ecosystem?

Ecosystem Definition

What is an Ecosystem? The ecology is a relatively new science devoted to studying the relationships of organisms with the environment. The research field of ecology is the...