Category: Cell Biology

Anton van Leeuwenhoek- discovery of cells 0

Who discovered the cell?

Cells are the known to be the smallest units of life. Each cell is a universe on its own, containing a nucleus with genetic material, a membrane that protects the...

Secondary structure of proteins 0

Structure of Proteins

What are proteins? Proteins are large, complex molecules and are heteropolymers containing amino acids as the monomeric units which are attached in long chains. Proteins play many critical roles in...

Nucleus is a double membrane cell organelle 0

Is Nucleus a double membrane organelle?

Discovery of the Nucleus Robert Brown discovered Nucleus in 1831, a double membrane organelle. During his experiments, he observed a structure in plant cells and termed it as “nucleus”. Walther...

DNA has a double helix structure 1

Did you know our DNA is 99.9% same?

The DNA: Let’s dig into the nucleus and get entangled with DNA. DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, it is a long polymer of deoxyribonucleotides. DNA is mostly localised in the...

10 Definitions from Cell Biology 0

10 Definitions from Cell Biology

10 key definitions from CELL BIOLOGY you cannot miss! The act of writing definitions is an art. A perfect definition of a concept is one that is accurate, precise and...

Differences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes 0

Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes (Differences)

Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes: As biologists, we should definitely be aware of the key difference between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Prokaryotic cells can be clearly distinguished from eukaryotic cells in terms of...