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Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley (1794) Joseph Priestley (13 March 1733 (old style ) – February 6 , 1804 ) was an 18th-century British theologian , Dissenting clergyman , natural philosopher , educator, and political theorist who published over 150 works. He is usually credited with the discovery of oxygen more

DNA

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms . The main role of DNA molecule s is the long-term storage of information . DNA is often compared to a set of blueprints, since it cont more

Anabolic steroid

Anabolic steroid , transporting 5α-dihydrotestosterone . Anabolic steroids, also known as anabolic-androgenic steroids or AAS, are a class of steroid hormone s related to the hormone testosterone . They increase protein synthesis within cells, which results in the buildup of cellular tissue (an more

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

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