All living things are made up of cells” – a fact that was brought to our notice as part of our basic science education in the lower grades. Some living organisms are made of a&hellip
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What is a zygote?
Zygote refers to the cell that is formed when the female egg cell joins the sperm cell that fertilized it. Â In simple terms, the zygote represents the fertilized egg. Â For humans and other organisms that&hellip
What is an action potential?
Action potential refers to a process or activity that happens in various cell neurons. Similar to an electrical activity or impulse, action potentials in cells involves rapid rise and fall of the cell’s charge. When&hellip
What is axonal transport?
Axonal transport refers to a cellular process that involves movement of various substances from one part of the cell to another via the axoplasm. Various cell parts like the mitochondria, lipids, and proteins are transported&hellip
What is diploid?
‘Diploid’ refers to cells that contain two sets of chromosomes. Each set of these chromosomes are exactly the same with the other cell. The prefix ‘di’ in ‘diploid’ means ‘two,’ and this refers to the&hellip
What are Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes?
Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes: What are they? Learning about cells can be quite interesting. These things can amaze you at some point. You will learn a lot of things and who knows? You might discover another&hellip
What is a Cell?
What is a Cell? A cell is the smallest and most fundamental unit of all living organisms like plants and animals. It is made up of atoms which have specific functions and carry all the&hellip
What is a Eukaryote?
What is a Eukaryote? A Eukaryote is a classification of cells that have both a nucleus and organelles. The unicellular organism is identified by its membrane-bound nucleus. The organelles that make up the inside of&hellip
What is Cancer?
Cancer can be defined as a disease where abnormal cells multiply and divide uncontrollably, causing the growth of lumps or tumors. These tumors normally grow and interfere with the normal functioning of the body systems&hellip
NumberÂ ofÂ LysosomesÂ inÂ aÂ Cell
How many lysosomes are there in a cell? Dozens. There is no definite information on the number of lysosomes per cell, since this number varies according to the cell type and may also change under&hellip
Number of DNA Replications in Mitosis
How many DNA replications are there in mitosis? None. No DNA replication occurs during mitosis. Strictly speaking, the replication and synthesis of new DNA that occurs during the S phase of interphase occurs prior to&hellip