Essays Tagged: "Molecular biology"

Francis H.C. Crick, and his amazing discoveries throughout his lifetime contributing to molecular biology as we know it today

Francis H. C. CrickNo man discovered or created molecular biology. But one man dominates intellectually the whole field, because he knows the most a ... e whole field, because he knows the most and understands the most. Francis Crick." - Jacques Monod, molecular biologistFrancis Crick was born on June 8th, 1916 in Northampton, England. Crick attended ... n Kerdrew on protein structure. Cambridge was later moved to Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in 1962. He has remained a member. He became an accepted research student for the ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"The Living Cell"

tology. The science that deals with cells on the smallest structural and functional level is called molecular biology.A cell consists of protoplasm, the 'living jelly.' The protoplasm of a typical cel ... mage. With the aid of electron microscopes 200 times more powerful than the best light instruments, molecular biologists have learned a great deal more about the tiny structures within cells.

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Linus Pauling - Biography and detail of his life.

sionally in the 1920's with interest in physics. Pauling is often considered the founding father of molecular biology. Pauling's first big step in science was his interest in atomic bonding. Pauling r ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This is an editorial Assignment done on a protien: Bovine Somatotropn (bST). The the issue brought up in this is: is it right for us to use (bST) on cows to produce more milk for our benefit?

solely because of the unethical treatment of cattle is an elite standard for the production of food.Molecular BiologyBovine Somatotropin (bST) is a naturally occurring protein produced by the pituitar ...

(3 pages) 35 1 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Career in Biochemistry

eld in science that offers the challenge of seeking to understand fundamental life processes at the molecular level, and to utilize this knowledge for the benefit of mankind. Biochemistry has enabled ... sts identify biological problems then develop and apply appropriate techniques to solve them at the molecular level (Matthews, Holde, Ahern 161). Biochemists study the most basic of life processes; fo ...

(7 pages) 116 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Evidence of the theory of evolution

nce of genetics. These theories, together with the evidence for evolution from population genetics, molecular biology, and comparative anatomy and embryology, propose mechanisms responsible for the ev ... case of population bottleneck in which isolated colonies are founded by a small number of organisms.Molecular biology examines the nucleotide and amino acid sequences of DNA and proteins from differen ...

(3 pages) 138 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology 10 Notes on DNA and Molecular Biology.

DNA & Molecular BiologyDNA: double helix molecule that is blueprint for almost every cell or organism on t ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

REPORT ON LINUS CARL PAULING: Chemsitry Quiz , Rebellious and a peace Keeper

NG:INTRODUCTION:Linus Carl Pauling, revolutionized the study of chemistry, helpedfound the field of molecular biology, and made importantadvances in medical research. This man was a peace activistwhos ... during the 1930s he shifted his structuralstudies to large biomolecules, especially proteins. Hisbiomolecular research continued through World War II, duringwhich Pauling, an avid anti-Nazi also devel ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Using DNA as a starting point, do you believe there are limits to the knowledge people should acquire? Defend your answer.

Due to advances in molecular biology, the process of reproduction, or self-replication, has become better understood. A ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA Sequencing and computer

Too Fast, Too AccurateToday, computer software programs are commonly used in all area of molecular biology and genetics, because computer software programs give scientists power and accurac ... lds of science, using of computer software programs accelerates the discoveries and developments in molecular biology and genetics.DNA sequencing, which is one of the important events in molecular bio ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis CHepatitis C was discovered in 1989 from the reliance of molecular biology and ultimately revolutionized the way patients with liver disease were treated. Th ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


tral to the biological and medical sciences since it stands at the crossroads between biochemistry, molecular biology and physiology on the one side, and disease processes and their effects on the oth ... ce Techniques have revolutionized our understanding of cells. The techniques of protein sequencing, molecular genetics and cloning of cells have given insight into the working of cells.Cells vary cons ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Imagine staying in the same statue position for days at

balance in the neurotransmitters causing little communication between brain cells. Another cause is Molecular biology, which means that people with schizophrenia have an irregular pattern of certain b ...

(3 pages) 1006 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Francis Crick and His Contribution to Biology

evolution" (1), and changed the way many scientists viewed the world. Crick dominated the field of molecular biology because of his great understanding and insight for the subject. His approach to DN ... ode became the standards of scientific teaching as well as references in modern culture. He defined molecular biology from the discovery of the double helical structure of DNA in 1953 to his explanati ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Everything You Need to Know About Cloning

tive cloning, and therapeutic cloning. Recombinant DNA technology is better known as DNA cloning or molecular cloning, and is used to transmit DNA fragments “from a single organism to a self-repl ... cterial plasmid”(3). This process has been in use since the 1970’s and is most popular in molecular biology labs. To start Recombinant DNA technology, better known as molecular cloning, DNA ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Relationhsip Between Endocrine and Neural Physiology

xternal and internal environment. Recent advances in immunohistochemistry, cellular physiology, and molecular biology reveal increasingly intimate relationships between neural function and hormone sec ... endocrine, neurocrine, paracrine, and autocrine effect. Endocrine function is the transmission of a molecular signal from a classic endocrine cell through the bloodstream to a distant target cell. Neu ...

(5 pages) 12 1 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Chimera: A DNA Mystery

uclein".In 1919, Phoebus Levene identified the base, sugar and phosphate groups. The actual birth ofmolecular biology came in 1958 when Robert W. Holley, and Marshall W. Nirenbergdeciphered the geneti ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Molecular Biology and Gene Technology Assignment

Molecular Biology and Gene Technology AssignmentTask 1Part A Gene therapy is revolutionising the wor ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetically Modified Foods

nd modified for certain purposes. The process to modify these plants is done by means of the latest molecular biology and science techniques to enhance certain aspects and qualities of the plants. The ... den the use and research of GM foods. [3] In the year 2000, Jennifer A Thomson , a professor in the Molecular and Cell Biology Department at the University of Cape Town stated that some of the problem ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine