Plants as a source of new medicaments.

The cell of photosynthesis (Plant cell)- Erakina

The plant cell is the simplest, organizational unit of any plant. It is distinct from all other living cells due to the presence of certain characteristic features. Plants and their basic features All plants are eukaryotic, multicellular organisms. Plants are present ubiquitously, in a multitude of habitats. They can be categorised based on the following …

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Taxonomic categories

Five-Kingdom classification – Erakina

In 1959, Robert Whittaker proposed a five-kingdom system for the organism classification. These five kingdoms were classified based on modes of nutrition. Biological classification   Biological classification involves the classification of organisms into categories based on nutrition, habitat, reproductive capabilities etc. Even after the popularisation of Whittaker’s five-kingdom classification, the following systems for biological classification …

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Muffin – Erakina

A muffin is a single-serving baked good, but it can refer to one of two things: a part-raised flatbread (like a crumpet) that is baked and then cooked on a griddle (usually unsweetened), or a chemically leavened quickbread (like a cupcake) that is baked in a mould. While sweetened quickbread “American” muffins are common, there …

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Lactobacillus helsingborgenesis – Erakina

Lactobacillus helsingborgenesis is a novel bacterial strain that was isolated in Helsingborg, Sweden from the stomach of Apis mellifera. The genus Lactobacillus: An overview   Bacterial species that belong to the genus Lactobacillus are present ubiquitously in the human body. They form a significant part of the human microbiota and are found in the gastrointestinal …

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