The biomembranes are structures, very dynamic and selective mainly lipid nature, part of the cells of all living beings. In essence, they are responsible for establishing the boundaries between life and the extracellular space, in addition to deciding in a controlled way what can enter and leave the cell. The properties of the membrane (such
The Carpology is considered art or discipline to study the seeds and fruits of plants. Among its purposes is to try to recover the population or the floral landscape of a certain space, as well as the reconstruction of a certain plant species. Therefore, it is a very useful natural method when a landscape has
Plasmodium vivax is one of the causative agents of malaria or malaria in humans. This parasite has a very wide geographical distribution and is responsible for most cases of malaria, a tropical disease, considered a major public health problem worldwide. P. vivax, like all representatives of its genus, has a complex life cycle that includes
The Glomeromycota are forced symbiotic fungi with plant roots. They constitute the arbuscular mycorrhizae, which are a type of ectomycorrhiza. 410 million-year-old fossil records of arbuscular mycorrhizae have been found. It is considered that this symbiotic relationship was one of the characteristics that allowed the colonization of the terrestrial environment by plants. Glomeromycota have non-septate mycelia (coenocytes).
Clostridium difficile is a gram positive bacterium that belongs to the group offirmicutesand is also part of the bacterial flora of the intestine. It was isolated in 1935 by Hall and O’Toole. It constitutes a bacterium of a pathogenic type, specifically at the intestinal level. Infections with these bacteria are very common in people who have
The animals of Colombia are abundant, the second country with more biodiversity of the planet. This South American nation has impressive wildlife that is enjoyed by thousands of people around the world. Although it only occupies a small percentage (0.7%) of the total surface of the Earth, around 10% of the planet’s species are represented
The flora and fauna of Querétaro is characterized by species of flowers such as the cardón, the fir or the damiana, and animal species such as the buzzard, the puma or the opossum. Querétaro is a Mexican state located in the north-central area of the country. It has a climate characterized by variations between dry
The detritus are heterotrophic animals that feed on material organic decomposed, thus obtaining the energy they need to fulfill their vital functions. Debris forms on the ground or at the bottom of bodies of water, as a product of the decomposition of plants and animals. These organisms feed on elements from carnivorous and herbivorous animals
The garambullo ( Myrtillocactus geometrizans ) is a species of branched cactus with a bushy appearance belonging to the Cactaceae family. It is commonly known as myrtle cactus, blue candelabrum, garambullo, myrtle cactus, paternoster or kisk. This species is native to Mexican xerophilic regions and since ancient times it has been consumed fresh by indigenous
The biostatistics is a science that is part of the statistics, and applied to other disciplines within the field of biology and medicine, mainly. Biology is an extensive field that is responsible for studying the enormous variety of life forms that exist on earth – viruses, animals, plants, etc. – from different points of view.