Word of the Day: RuBisCo

RuBisCo The word of the day today is not even really a word, but it’s THAT important that it gets to be featured. RuBisCo is short for “Ribulose…

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Word of the Day: Ribosome

Ribsome Ribsomes are very complex and abundant clusters of protein and RNA that make up one third the dry weight of the cell. They decode our genes into…

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Word of the Day: Prokaryote

A microscopic single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor any other specialized organelles. Prokaryotes include bacteria and cyanobacteria.

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Word of the Day – Protein

Protein A protein is a very complex, large molecule that is a chain of smaller molecules called amino acids. Proteins are made according to instructions from DNA. They…

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