eukaryotic cell


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eukaryotic cell

a cell with a true nucleus. See also cell.

eukaryotic cell

The type of cell composing multicellular, as well as a number of unicellular, organisms. Unlike prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells have many of their intracellular functions organized within structures called organelles. Some organelles -- notably, the nucleus, which contains the DNA -- are enclosed by intracellular membranes.
See also: cell
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Finally, an examination of "eukaryotic signature proteins," in the organelles of eukaryotic cells has shown that the proteins of eukaryotic cells are not simply admixtures of sequences from archaea and eubacteria, but are, in many cases, unique in their own right.
As the model helps to make clear, there is still much to be discovered about the basic logic of eukaryotic cell organisation.
The final result would resemble a modern eukaryotic cell, which takes in organic molecules and creates pyruvate from them so that mitochondria or hydrogenosomes can make ATP.
These toxins, which affect eukaryotic cells by a variety of means, include Staphylococcus aureus [Alpha]-toxin, Shiga toxin, cytotoxic necrotizing factor type 1, Escherichia coil heat-stable toxin, botulinum and tetanus neurotoxins, and S.
Exosomes are membrane-covered microparticles shed by cells into bodily fluids, such as blood and urine, and also shed into the media used to culture eukaryotic cells.
Promosome's proprietary mRNA translation technologies produce meaningful improvements in the yield, quality and stability of proteins and antibodies produced in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
I propose to study how eukaryotic cells generate autophagosomes, organelles bounded by a double membrane.
A team of researchers suggests that the methyl-adenine that would regulate the expression of certain genes in eukaryotic cells could have a specific role in stem cells and in early stages of development.
Our mitochondria are descended from ancient eukaryotic cells, which appear to have retained that deep sea capability to use H2S as an energy substrate.
The defining membrane-bound structure that sets eukaryotic cells apart from prokaryotic cells is the nucleus, or nuclear envelope, within which the genetic material is contained.
Mitochondria are organelles that occur by the hundred in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells.
This allows us not only to understand general principles of the reproductive mechanism in plants but, more importantly, how the intracellular transport machinery in eukaryotic cells responds to altered gravity conditions.