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Types of microorganisms | Their Examples with Pictures

Microorganisms are those which are not visible to the naked eye. We need a microscope to see them. Though they are very minute in size, they carry out their life autonomously like large animals. These organisms are mostly single cellular and sometimes multi-cellular. The differences among microbes can be described based on their structure, physiology, […]

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10 Examples of Eukaryotic Cells with Pictures

Eukaryotic cells are the one which are advanced forms of cells. Almost all the animals including humans have eukaryotic cells. The eukaryotic cells are identified by the presence of distinct nucleus with the genetic material enclosed inside it. They also have differences in the process of protein synthesis, RNA structures, etc. See for more details […]

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5 Uses of Fungi | Their Importance in Human Life

Uses of fungi

Fungi are microorganisms which are multi-cellular. They are used for many purposes in human life. Like bacteria, they are widely used by modern man for medicine, agriculture, food, etc. Though they also cause of many external and internal diseases in man, still some of them are of immense benefit. 1. Production of medicines:  Fungi are […]

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Pancreatic Cells | Their Types and Functions

Pancreatic cells control many important physiological functions in our body. Unlike other glands in the body, the pancreas is both an endocrine and exocrine gland. Due to its endocrine function, it helps in the maintenance of blood glucose levels and body growth. By its exocrine functions, it helps in digestion of food such that the […]

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Difference Between Plant Cell and Animal Cell

Difference between plant cell and animal cell are quite huge. Cell is the basic unit of life from which tissues and organs of the body are formed. However, the plant have different living conditions than animals. Plants are fixed at one location through out the life, they are exposed to harsh environments like rainfall, sunlight, […]

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10 Mitochondria Facts| Their role in Cell Survival and Death

Mitochondria Facts

Mitochondria are the cell organelles which produce energy. They are the places where tri-carboxylic acid cycle occurs leading to complete breakdown of glucose into water and carbon dioxide. In doing so, they produce energy by oxidative phosphorylation. A cell cannot survive without mitochondria. Hence mitochondria are present in both plant and animal cells. Mitochondria are […]

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