Biology Facts Archive

Spliceosome

It was very hard to select my first “Bio Celebrity”. At the end my choice is – The Spliceosome! The spliceosome is the component that makes possible the “maturation” of the mRNAs (removing the introns from the

(The most) Extremophile Bacteria

Extremophile bacteria suggests new possible life systems?! Life (as we know it!) is mostly composed of 6 elements – carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur, and phosphorus. These six elements make up all the viable organic compounds in

Largest genome on Earth

Which species has the largest genome? Humans? No… Ahhh, I remember the polyploidy was a process observed in higher plants.  Then, well it could be a plant? OK, here is the answer – the largest genome belongs