Biology

The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution and distribution. it includes Botany, Zoology, and Microbiology.

SATURATED FAT & UNSATURATED FAT

SATURATED  FAT UNSATURATED  FAT Meats, butter, dairy products Vegetable oils Solid at room temperature Liquid at room temperature Increase levels of “bad” cholesterol  (LDL) Increase levels of “good” cholesterol  (HDL) Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) clogs arteries High-density lipoprotein (HDL), “grabs” LDL and escorts it to the liver where LDL is broken down and eventually removed from …

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Vectors

A vector is a DNA molecule used as a vehicle to artificially carry foreign genetic material into another cell, where it can be replicated or expressed. Cloning vector is a small DNA molecule capable of self-replication inside the host cell. Cloning vector is used for replicating donor DNA fragment within host cell. Vectors can replicate …

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BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

Why Should We Conserve Biodiversity? Reasons 1 Narrowly utilitarian argument for conserving biodiversity are obvious; humans derive countless direct economic benefits from nature food, firewood, fiber, construction material, industrial products and products of medicinal importance 2 Broadly utilitarian arguments say that biodiversity plays a major role in many ecosystem services that nature provides. 3 Ethical …

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BIODIVERSITY

  According to Edward Wilson “Biodiversity is the combined diversity at all the levels of biological organization.” Types of Biodiversity Genetic diversity: Diversity of Genes in a species *A single species might show high diversity at the genetic level over its distributional range. *India has more than 50,000 genetically different strains of rice, and 1,000 …

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