Monthly archives: January, 2012

Production of Micro & Macro molecules

“Biotechnology” emerged as a result of integration of biological science wit technology. It is the application of scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by biological agents to provide goods and services. Processes such as baking, brewing and cheese making have been in use for many years and were developed long before man …

Laws of Heredity

  Law of segregation or Law of Purity of gametes: The factors are separated during gamete formation, each gamete having only one factor and which is not influenced by the other factor though both had remained together (Now, this is called the first law).  Law of independent assortment: Factors for different characters behave independently. No …

Mendelian Principles

Johann Gregory Mendel was an Australian monk, who conducted several experiments with pea plants in the garden. He found several contrasting characteristics in pea plants such as tall and dwarf plants, yellow & green cotyledons, and round and wrinkled seeds etc. These characters occurred repeatedly generation after generation because pea plants are self pollinated. In …