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Obesity Study Looks At Brown Fat Cells
2013-03-15 06:11:35

Many of us don't know the difference between brown fat cells and white fat cells. But researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking at brown fat cells to better understand how they develop.

2013-03-13 17:47:27

On the football field, the neophyte fan focuses on the receiver, whose daring catch and dash for the goal line captures the attention.

2013-02-25 10:43:41

A protein known for turning on genes to help cells survive low-oxygen conditions also slows down the copying of new DNA strands, thus shutting down the growth of new cells.

2013-02-15 15:19:12

Digesting lignin, a highly stable polymer that accounts for up to a third of biomass, is a limiting step to producing a variety of biofuels.

2012-12-13 12:26:27

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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