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Comparing Mitosis vs. Meiosis

What is the purpose of Meiosis? Meiosis produces the gametes or the “sex cells” such as sperm and eggs. Meiosis goes through two divisions, one in meiosis 1 and one in meiosis 2. In the end, it results in four cells and each cell only contains half of the genetic material. What is the purpose of Mitosis? The primary purpose …

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How to easily memorize Gluconeogenesis

An easy way to learn and memorize gluconeogenesis is by using mnemonics to help you remember the order of molecules. Since Gluconeogenesis (generation of glucose) is the opposite pathway of glycolysis, all of the molecules should be familiar if you have studied glycolysis in the past. See my review of Glycolysis and where it occurs if you are not familiar …

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What is Photosynthesis: A Simplified Introduction

"Photosynthesis" What is this process we observe to support all life on this planet as we know it. The process of Photosynthesis and how it developed by endosymbiosis is explained in a simplified video.

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What Is Fiber & What It Does For Your Diet

Fiber is an important dietary nutrient that helps move food through the body's digestive system. Fiber plays an important role by protecting the body from

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The Major Functions of the Liver Simplified

The liver is the largest solid organ of the body, and plays an important role in the uptake of amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and vitamins. The liver can also regenerate...

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Where does Glycolysis Occur?

Glycolysis is the first stage of cellular respiration that involves the breaking down of glucose into smaller molecules to produce ATP (cellular energy).

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