A eukaryote is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and various other membrane bound intracellular compartments. Therefore, by definition, humans are an example of a eukaryotic organism. More »

Some examples of life forms made of eukaryotic cells include animals, plants, fungi and protists. Animals, plants and fungi are multicellular organisms, while most protists are unicellular. Yeast is a simple eukaryotic c... More »

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According to the College of DuPage, any of the various cells that make up plants, animals, fungi and protists are eukaryotic. This includes the skin cells of humans or the xylem cells of trees. Eukaryotic cells are more ... More »

DNA replicates so that new cells can be created; the replication allows old or damaged cells to create replacement cells that support the life of the organism. DNA replication permits the new cells to have the same genet... More »

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An example of a genotype is an organism's blood type, while an example of a phenotype is its height. Height can be affected by an organism's poor diet while developing or growing up. More »

When a neuron is stimulated by another neuron, an ionic gradient is created across the neuron's plasma membrane, which creates an electric current flow in the neuron. The current flow travels down the axon and causes neu... More »

The nuclear lamina is a structure in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells located near the inner nuclear membrane and the peripheral chromatin. It plays a role in various nuclear activities including DNA replication, nuclear ... More »