Farzana Rayhan Runa

Farzana Rayhan Runa

Transposable Genetic Elements

Transposons were first discovered in corn (maize) during the 1940s and ’50s by American scientist Barbara McClintock, whose work won her the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1983. The colourful pattern on maize ears have an important scientific significance. Modern research have shown that the stripes and spots …

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Different Diseases of Jute

Jute is a long shiny vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse strong threads. India, China and Bangladesh are three major producers in the cultivation or production of jute fibre. Before understanding the diseases, lets know different parts of a jute plant so that we can understand where to …

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Programmed Cell Death

The acronym of PCD is Programmed Cell Death. The death of a cell in any form, mediated by an intracellular program is called programmed cell death. PCD is carried out in a biological process, which gives advantage during an organism’s life cycle. History The concept of PCD was used by …

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The Breadfruit: An Introduced Species of Bangladesh

Breadfruit is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry and jackfruit family.Its name is derived from the texture of the moderately ripe fruit when cooked, similar to freshly baked bread and having a potato like flavor.the taxonomic classification is following: Family: Moraceae Genus: Artocarpus Species: A. altilis History Originally …

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