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Black pepper

Black pepper Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae , cultivated for its fruit , which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning . The same fruit is also used to produce white pepper, red/pink pepper, and green pepper. Black pepper is native to South more

Oxidative phosphorylation

Oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryote s. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle is oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase . Oxidative phosphorylation is a metabolic pathway that uses energy released b more

Atomic line filter

Atomic line filter Faraday filter designed, built and photographed by Jonas Hedin for making daytime LIDAR measurements at Arecibo Observatory. An atomic line filter (ALF) is an advanced optical band-pass filter used in the physical science s for filtering electromagnetic radiation with precisi more

Sun

Sun The Sun () is the star at the center of the Solar System . It is a medium size star. The Earth and other matter (including other planet s, asteroid s, meteoroid s, comet s and dust ) orbit the Sun, which by itself accounts for about 99.8% of the solar system 's mass . Energy from the Sun, more

DNA repair

DNA repair DNA repair refers to a collection of processes by which a cell identifies and corrects damage to the DNA molecules that encode its genome . In human cells, both normal metabolic activities and environmental factors such as UV light can cause DNA damage, resulting in as many as 1 mil more

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