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by ccBiologist
Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Using oxidizing agents in gram stain
Replies: 1
Views: 5638

Using oxidizing agents in gram stain

Considering the fact that Iodine is an oxidizing agent, what would happen if I replaced iodine with another oxidizing agent during the gram staining process ? So far I know that the purpose of the iodine is to form a complex with the crystal violet in order to enable the cell wall of the bacteria to...
by ccBiologist
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Effect Of carbon dioxide on rate of photosynthesis
Replies: 4
Views: 12202

Re: Effect Of carbon dioxide on rate of photosynthesis

um well re-thinking my answer before I realized that at the 2% NaCO3 concentration the oxygen produced was used for respiration to produce energy to photosynthesize the rest of the carbonate ions
by ccBiologist
Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Effect Of carbon dioxide on rate of photosynthesis
Replies: 4
Views: 12202

Effect Of carbon dioxide on rate of photosynthesis

I did an experiment in the lab where we punched out leaf discs, flooded the discs with baking soda via a syringe , then placed in a beaker with water and then recorded the time it took for each disc to rise after being placed in the light box. My results were great however a NaCO3 concentration of 2...
by ccBiologist
Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:45 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Anaphase in cells
Replies: 6
Views: 7987

Anaphase in cells

While reading a book it said that anaphase is the least observed part of mitosis and meiosis in cells can someone kindly explain why this is so
by ccBiologist
Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Water Potential of Potato
Replies: 0
Views: 2231

Water Potential of Potato

Im doing a lab on water potential of potato cells and i would like to know the water potential of potato cells i.e the water potential of potato cells when they arent in a solution .
by ccBiologist
Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Formation Of DNA Helix In Eukaryote
Replies: 1
Views: 1713

Formation Of DNA Helix In Eukaryote

I dont fully understand the formation the DNA Helix ? What i know so far is that the nucleutides on side of the chain are bonded to each other by phosphodiester bonds and then they form hydrogen bonds with their complementary base on the other side of the nucleutide chain and that is how i think DNA...
by ccBiologist
Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Organelles in animal cells and lipid synthesis
Replies: 1
Views: 3790

Organelles in animal cells and lipid synthesis

I have read alot of books and im kinda confused can someone give me a list of organelles only found in plant cells and animal cells . So far i know that the organelles only found in animal cells are lysosomes , centrioles and in plant cells i know the chloroplast ,amloplast , cell wall are only foun...
by ccBiologist
Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Lack Of Choloroplast In Onion Cells
Replies: 3
Views: 2380

yes the underground organ
by ccBiologist
Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Lack Of Choloroplast In Onion Cells
Replies: 3
Views: 2380

Lack Of Choloroplast In Onion Cells

I observed the epithelial of onion cells under the microscope and i realized that they dont have chloroplasts ? my hypothesis is that because they are storage cells and they dont make their food , they would have no need for chloroplasts. Anyone would like to correct me or give me additional informa...
by ccBiologist
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Biology Books For A level
Replies: 3
Views: 4124

im looking for other books to expand my insight of biology
by ccBiologist
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:09 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Translation of proteins
Replies: 1
Views: 2668

Translation of proteins

Im having a hard time getting the translation of proteins down so here is what i understand so far ( please tell me if i have the right idea or if i forgot to mention something ) OK so before the translation of proteins the you first need to have the transcription phase. This is occurs when an enzym...
by ccBiologist
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Quantitative test for starch
Replies: 3
Views: 8386

Quantitative test for starch

is there a way do a fully quantitative test for starch and im not referring to the iodine test cause that is semi-quantitave but a test that can give me the exact volume of starch in a mixture