What is the Structure and Importance of Peroxisomes in both plants and Animals?

peroxisomes - the cell organells

Peroxisomes are usually spherical and about 0.8µ in diameter. It was first discovered by Tolbert (1968) from Spinach leaf and was obtained by density gradient centrifugation. Another name of Peroxisome is Microbodies. Both plants and animal cells contain different kinds of membrane-bounded structures called Peroxisome which participates in metabolic oxidations …

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CSIR UGC NET Compulsory – Model Paper 1

model paper series

Hello CSIR UGC NET aspirants, This is the Model paper series for COMPULSORY paper – A from the CSIR Syllabus – PAPER – I (Part A). This is useful for all aspirants. Check your ability with this model paper series. General Information – Biology MCQ Part 1General Information MCQ – …

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What are Gene Families and How they Evolved?

What are Gene Families and How they Evolved?

Gene families are teams of DNA segments that have developed by frequent descent by duplication and divergence. They’re a number of DNA segments that have developed from one widespread ancestral DNA phase that has been copied and altered over hundreds of thousands of years. What is the Fidelity of DNA …

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Microbial Physiology: Yields of Microbes

Microbial Physiology: Yields of Microbes

Microorganisms are generally found in nature (air, soil, and water) as mixed populations. Even the diseased pans of plants and animals contain a great number of microorganisms, which differ markedly from the microorganisms of other environments. This is the basic guide on microbial physiology. To study the specific role played by …

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Reaction Kinetics : Study of Rates of Chemical Processes.

Reaction Kinetics : Study of Rates of Chemical Processes.

Chemical kinetics, also known as reaction kinetics, is the study of rates of chemical processes. The rate of a chemical reaction is, perhaps, its most important property because it dictates whether a reaction can occur during a lifetime. Knowing the rate law, an expression relating the rate to the concentrations of …

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