What is the use of discolouring carbon/activated charcoal in the extraction of lactose from milk?
I get that activated charcoal is used to decolourise the solution but I want to know why we need to decolorize the solution.
Which of the following is an advantage to ectothermy versus endothermy?
Ectothermic animals can inhabit a wider range of habitats.Ectothermic animals require less food.Ectothermic animals can live in the water and endothermic animals cannot.Ectothermic animals can... more
A developmental transformation that often involves a major change in body plan, and turns a larva into a juvenile that resembles an adult but is not yet sexually mature, is known as
Cricket Lab Question
Knowing the overall equation for respiration, what other substances are the crickets producing besides carbon dioxide? (2 or more detailed sentences)
18.Substrate-level phosphorylation (A) Energy released from ATP hydrolysis is used to phosphorylate the substrate (B) Energy released from the chemical reaction is used to directly... more
All of the following are female parts of a flower except?
The style? The stigma?The anther?
After pollination occurs, a pollen tube is formed. The pollen tube is located primarily in which part of the flower?
Which of the following is the order of cellular events in the cell cycle, starting with first growth?
a. first growth, DNA synthesis, nuclear division, cytoplasmic division, second growthb. first growth, second growth, DNA synthesis, nuclear division, cytoplasmic divisionc. first growth, nuclear... more
Which of the following is the order of phases in the cell cycle, starting with G1?
a. G1, S, G2, M cytokinesisb. G1, G2, S, cytokinesis, Mc. G1, M, Cytokinesis, G2, Sd. G1, G2, cytokinesis, M, S
In sulfur photosynthetic bacteria, what molecule donates hydrogen for photosynthesis?
Cows,pigs, and sheep have identical amino acid sequences for Cyt c. What does this say about their evolutionary relatedness? What other properties do these----- ------ species have in common?
How do we look inside the cell?
My sister is in 9th grade biology and her teacher avoided answering the question of how we actually study the inside of a cell. I haven't taken biology in a while but I'd like to give her an... more
How was the Huntington's disease gene's location found?
I read in the book "Why we get sick." by Nesse and Williams that:> Steady detective work and fabulous luck have enabled geneticists to> pinpoint the Huntington's gene on the short arm of... more
Could hydrogen replace oxygen in cellular respiration?
I was wondering what oxygen actually does in the body. I have seen a few answers to other questions that involve the electron chain and I am really not sure what that is. So I was wondering what... more
True or False. Prokaryotic genes are often regulated in response to external signals such as nutrient availability.
Biology Gene Expression Word Problem
What is the amino acid sequence that would be produced given the following sequence of RNA nucleotides in a strand of mRNA?:5’ A C U G G U G C U 3’
Why do we get runny noses in the cold?
The most annoying thing for me about being cold is a runny nose. Is there an advantage to having a runny nose when cold? What does having a runny nose achieve?
Do all bacterial cells have a double membrane?
I’m reading that gram positive and negative bacteria have an inner plasma membrane surrounding the cytoplasm, then a periplasmic space, then an outer membrane. How does this compare to my general... more
Odd man out among the hereditary disease.
What is odd man out among cystic fibrosis , Klinefelter , Hutchinson disease and albinism? Mind that cystic fibrosis is a digestive disease
Is a microspore diploid?
In gymnosperms the plant body is predominantly sporophytic. It produces microspores or megaspores my textbook says that these undergo reduction division in order to form male gametophytes pollen... more
How is the light energy absorbed by chlorophyll transferred to ATP molecules during photophosphorylation? How is the resulting ATP used?
What enzyme is involved in the first stage of breaking down glycogen to glucose-1-phosphate?
Is the enzyme glycogen phosphorylase? or hexokinase?
Are Gram negative bacteria classified as such because of their negative membrane potential?
Does the membrane potential usually quoted for Gram negative bacteria (e.g. E. coli) refer to the potential across both membranes? - If yes, then does the potential fall more over the inner or... more