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multicellular

[¦məl·tē′sel·yə·lər]
(biology)
Consisting of many cells.
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While the proteins of yeast are rather simple, those of multicellular organisms generally contain several domains per gene.
15 correspond to the masses of living multicellular organisms.
All multicellular organisms are eukaryotes, including animals, plants and fungi.
Genetic testing is a systematic diagnostic and screening technique usually applied to detect risk of genetic disorders in unicellular and multicellular organisms.
6 billion years ago but multicellular organisms and other forms of complex life didn't appear for another 3 billion years.
Karl Niklas (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY), said that the curtail point is that the evolution of multicellular organisms occurred multiple times and involved different developmental 'motifs,' like chemistry of the 'glues' that allow cells to stick together.
The relationship of size and complexity over time, similarities in division of labor between multicellular organisms and animal societies, and sexual vs.
These junctions are crucial for the establishment of separate compartments in multicellular organisms and for the exchange of substances between the internal milieu and the external environment (Fanning, A.
Multicellular organisms attached to crustaceans may represent a wide range of animal and plant species.
Stem cells are non-specialized cells found in all multicellular organisms that have the incredible potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life, growth, tissue repair, and normal turnover of regenerative organs.
It is now generally accepted that aging and eventual death of multicellular organisms is to a large extent related to macromolecular damage by mitochondrially produced reactive oxygen species, mostly affecting long-lived postmitotic cells, such as neurons and cardiac myocytes.

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