Home > Industry/Domain > Biology


A natural science concerned with the study of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena, especially in relation to their origin, growth, reproduction, structure, behaviour and evolution.

38Categories 283278Terms

Add a new term

Contributors in Biology

Biology > Microbiology

phenetic system

Biology; Microbiology

A classification system that groups organisms together based on the similarity of their observable charactistics.

compromised host

Biology; Microbiology

A host with lowered resistance to infection and disease for any of several reasons. The host may be seriously debilitated (due to malnutrition, cancer, diabetes, leukemia, or ...

antigen-presenting cells

Biology; Microbiology

Antigen-presenting cells (APCs) are cells that take in protein antigens, process them, and present antigen fragments to B cells and T cells in conjunction with class II MHC ...

protein engineering

Biology; Microbiology

The rational design of proteins by constructing specific amino acid sequences through molecular techniques, with the objective of modifying protein characteristics.


Biology; Microbiology

A colorless substrate that is acted on by an enzyme to produce a colored end product.

lactic acid fermentation

Biology; Microbiology

A fermentation that produces lactic acid as the sole or primary product.


Biology; Microbiology

A noncoding intervening sequence in a split or interrupted gene, which codes for RNA that is missing from the final RNA product.