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Entner–Doudoroff pathway: definition, Steps.

Entner–Doudoroff pathway is an alternative metabolic pathway of glycolysis where glucose is converted into Pyruvate with the help of...

Jan 21, 2021 · 1 min read >

Pentose Phosphate Pathway: Definition, Importance, Steps.

Pentose phosphate pathway is a type of metabolic pathway where NADPH and Ribose 6 phosphate is generated from glucose...

Jan 20, 2021 · 2 min read >

Gluconeogenesis Pathway: Definition, Steps, Substrates, Importance, Regulation.

Glucose is the primary energy source of human brain and nervous system, as well as the erythrocytes, testes, renal...

Jan 19, 2021 · 3 min read >

Fate of Pyruvate: Acetyl CoA, Lactate, Alcohol Formation.

After the formation of Pyruvate through the glycolysis pathway, it may enter into different pathways such as; lactate fermentation...

Jan 18, 2021 · 2 min read >

Glycolysis Pathway: Definition, Steps.

Glycolysis is a Greek Word where Glykys means Sweet and Lysis means Splitting.

Jan 17, 2021 · 2 min read >

Bacterial cell wall structure and Composition.

Cell wall is one of the most essential parts of the bacterial cell, external to the cytoplasmic membrane. A...

Jan 13, 2021 · 6 min read >

Fimbriae and pili Structure, Functions, Differences.

Fimbriae and pili are interchangeable words employed to indicate short, hair-like structures on the outsides of procaryotic cells. Same...

Jan 11, 2021 · 3 min read >

Flagellar Movement Mechanisms and Chemotaxis.

When a bacterial cell moves towards a chemical substance or away from repellents is called chemotaxis. Motile bacteria additionally...

Jan 10, 2021 · 5 min read >

Bacterial Flagella: Definition, Structure, Types, Functions, Rotation, Examples.

Most of the motile bacteria locomote by using threadlike appendages which is extending outward from the plasma membrane and...

Jan 8, 2021 · 4 min read >

Difference Between Compound Microscope and Simple Microscope.

Comparison between Compound Microscope and Simple Microscope.

Jan 7, 2021 · 39 sec read >

Bacterial Capsule: Definition, Functions, Composition, Types, Demonstration, and examples.

Capsules are a types of Gelatinous covering layer of entire bacterium which are well organized and not easily washed...

Jan 6, 2021 · 3 min read >

Glycocalyx Definition, Composition, Types, Functions.

Glycocalyx is made up of glycosaminoglycans, proteoglycans, and other glycoproteins bearing acidic oligosaccharides and terminal sialic acids.

Jan 5, 2021 · 4 min read >

Study of Chlamydomonas and Volvox by using Whole mount

Chlamydomonas are single-celled green flagellates while Volvox is a part of colonial phytoflagellate that develops a hollow spheroid with...

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

Study of Rhizopus by using Temporary Mount.

Rhizopus is a multicellular, saprophytic fungi and found on plants. They are parasitic on animals.

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

How to Use a Compound Microscope

A compound microscope is a laboratory instrument with high magnification power, which is consists of more than one lenses.

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

Study of Penicillium using Temporary Mount

Penicillium can be found in a freezer that has not been cleaned for a duration of 2 months or...

Jan 1, 2021 · 3 min read >

Study of Aspergillus by using Temporary Mount Technique

The Lactophenol Cotton Blue solution stains the chitinous cell wall of the fungal cell, which makes them different from...

Jan 1, 2021 · 2 min read >

Temporary Wet Mount (TWM) technique for observation of Living Organisms.

In Mounting technique, the specimen to be observed is held on a microscopic slide by using a coverslip.

Jan 1, 2021 · 2 min read >

Isolation of Microorganism From Air

The microbial content of the outer atmosphere is changing with the season, it contains various pollen, algae, mosses, grains,...

Dec 31, 2020 · 2 min read >