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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Linkage and Recombination (Part 2): Sex linkage in Drosophila, Linked gene & Synthetic gene

After Linkage and recombination part 1 We are going to learn from this part- Sex linkage Sex Linage in Drosophila Linked gene Synthetic gene X-linkage in Drosophila Linkage map Significance of linkage and crossing over Sex linkage Sex linkage refers to inheritance of a trait on the sex chromosomes, and …

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Linkage and Recombination (Part 1): Chromosomal Theory, Linkage & Crossing Over

Genetics is a significant branch of biology concerned with the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms. For example, there is human genetics, mouse genetics, fruit fly genetics, etc. So, do you know where genes are located? Every single living organism of the universe consists of lively cells (except viruses), and the …

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DNA Repair Mechanism: Photoreactivation, Excision repair, Post Replication Recombinant Repair & SOS Repair

DNA damage  is defined as an alternative to DNA structures that can cause cellular injury and reduces the organisms efficiency or reproductive fitness. DNA damage may occur by free radical, physical agents like UV rays, X rays and chemical agents like aflatoxine, alkylating agents, hydraxines. Further, DNA damage is intertwined …

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Vector Mediated Gene Transfer: Commonly Used Vectors (Part 2)

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the Second Part of “Vector Mediated Gene Transfer: Commonly Used Vectors” series. In this part we will focus on Agrobacterium mediated gene transfer. Let’s start !!! Link of Part 1 is here.  Agrobacterium Mediated Genetic Transformation Of various methods used for plant transformation, transformation mediated by Agrobacterium …

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History of Botanical Exploration: Indian Subcontinent (Part 2)

Hello Everyone, hope you have gathered some knowledge from the previous part of “History of Botanical Exploration: Indian Subcontinent” series. This is the Second part of History. Here we will explore rest of the three pioneers who made magnificent contribution to foster plant taxonomy study to the next level. I …

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History of Botanical Exploration: Indian Subcontinent (Part 1)

It’s always helpful and extra-beneficial to check the background or history before learning a new subject matter. Why? Because this enrich us with some fundamental concepts behind the topic and enable us to understand how versatile ideas bloom and differentiate to shape a new body of knowledge. Isn’t that interesting!!! …

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