Biology

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  • proteome - The entire complement of proteins expressed by a genome, cell, tissue or organism. More specifically, it is the set of expressed proteins at a given time under defined conditions.
  • Gel electrophoresis - A technique used for the separation of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), or protein molecules using an electric field applied to a gel matrix.
  • Nucleic Acid - Nucleic, as in cell nucleus.
    • DNA - the blueprints
    • RNA - four types: tRNA (transfer), mRNA (messenger) and rRNA (ribosomal).
  • phenotype is any observable characteristic or trait of an organism
  • flow cytometry - a technique for counting and examining microscopic particles, such as cells and chromosomes, by suspending them in a stream of fluid and passing them by an electronic detection apparatus.
  • A phenotype (from Greek phainein, 'to show' + typos, 'type') is the composite of an organism's observable characteristics or traits, such as its morphology, development, biochemical or physiological properties, phenology, behavior, and products of behavior (such as a bird's nest).
  • Allen Brain Atlas - great images
  • neuroplasticity