Author Archives: amritatinuviel

Communication between neurons and glia in Drosophila

The glia cells of Drosophila are easily studied at all developmental levels as they contain many markers that allow for the manipulation of the cell subtypes. Drosophila gliaa are very similar to the mammalian equivalents in developmental, morphological, functional and … Continue reading

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Drosophila. . . . Drosophila

Poor little fruit fly Lives a mere fourteen days unless I choose thee to kill (A Haiku by me on Drosophila melanogaster) So here we are, blogging again even those I hoped to never have to actually us this page for … Continue reading

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Model Organisms

What is a model organism? These are organisms on whom much data is already collected and thus their biological processes can be easily described. They are also simple in structure and features. Used in research because: 1. They are readily available 2. … Continue reading

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Namárië (Farewell)

I think this is my farewell post. I was going to do more, but it’s late and I’m tired. I really wanted to do one on the workings of Joker Venom, but that required a lot of reading. However, I … Continue reading

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Nucleic Acids

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Biochemistry of the T-Virus

So the Hokage said to make our blog “pop”. So yes, I am very serious when I say I’m gonna do the Biochem of the T-virus (or as much of it as I possibly can) This will be short though, … Continue reading

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Effects of Rotenone and Cyanide on the ETC

  Rotenone and Cyanide are both inhibitors of the ETC that prevent the production of the proton mtive force (PMF) that allows for the formation of ATP from ADP and an inorganic Phosphate group. Cyanide binds to the Iron(III) in … Continue reading

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