MICR 651

MICR 651-Microbiology, Immunology And Molecular Biology (1Cr.:1Lec)

Microbiology: Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Structure of bacterial cell; Biological requirements for bacterial growth; Bacterial growth: growth curve, kinetic of growth, continuous growth and synchronous growth; Bacterial products: pigments, toxins and enzymes; Genetic elements: Chromosomal and non-chromosomal elements; Mode of transferring genetic elements; Mutation; General properties, structure, classification, replication, cultivation and detection.

Immunology: Types of immunity; Immune response; Antigen and antibody; Surface markers on cells of immune system; Immune deficiency diseases; Hypersensitivity and autoimmunity; Serological techniques.