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Pneumonia

Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung . Frequently, it is described as lung parenchyma /alveolar (microscopic air-filled sacs of the lung responsible for absorbing oxygen from the atmosphere ) inflammation and (abnormal) alveolar filling. Pneumonia can result from a vari more

Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson Rachel Louise Carson (May 27 , 1907 – April 14 , 1964 ) was an American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings are often credited with launching the global environmental movement . Carson started her career as a biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries , and t more

Immune system

Immune system image of a single neutrophil (yellow), engulfing anthrax bacteria (orange). An immune system is a collection of mechanisms within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogen s and tumor cells. It detects a wide variety of agents, from virus es to more

Saffron

Saffron Saffron () is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus), a species of crocus in the family Iridaceae . The flower has three stigma s, which are the distal ends of the plant's carpel s. Together with its style, the stalk connecting the stigmas to the rest of more

Proteasome

Proteasome Proteasomes are large protein complex es inside all eukaryote s and archaea , as well as in some bacteria . In eukaryotes, they are located in the nucleus and the cytoplasm .Peters JM, Franke WW, Kleinschmidt JA. (1994) Distinct 19S and 20S subcomplexes of the 26S proteasome and their more

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