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Exosome complex

Exosome complex below. The exosome complex (or PM/Scl complex, often just called the exosome) is a multi-protein complex , capable of degrading various types of RNA s. Exosome complexes can be found in both eukaryotic cells and archaea , while in bacteria a simpler complex called the degradosom more

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

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

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori () is a Gram-negative , microaerophilic , and acidophilic bacterium that infects various areas of the stomach and duodenum . Many cases of peptic ulcer s, gastritis , duodenitis , and perhaps some cancer s are caused by H. pylori infections. However, man more

Chemical warfare

Chemical warfare Chemical warfare involves using the toxic properties of chemical substance s to kill, injure or incapacitate an enemy . Chemical warfare is different from the use of conventional weapon s or nuclear weapon s because the destructive effects of chemical weapons are not primarily du more

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