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Re: Biotechnology NIT Jalandhar

Can you provide me the syllabus for B.Tech Biotechnology 3rd– 8th Semester offered by Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar?
18th March 2020, 05:30 PM
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Re: Biotechnology NIT Jalandhar

The syllabus for B.Tech Biotechnology 3rd– 8th Semester offered by Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar is as follows:

Detailed syllabus 3rd Semester:

BTX- 201 Microbiology


Scope and History of Microbiology: Scope and History of Microbiology, Classification,
Characterization, Identification and Nomenclature of Microorganisms, Microscopy, Morphological, Structural and Biochemical characteristics of prokaryotes and eukaryotes (bacteria, yeast, mold, algae, protozoa, actinomycetes)
Cultivation of Microorganisms: Microbiological media, physical conditions required for growth.
Reproduction and Growth of Microorganism: Modes of cell division, growth curve of microbes, Quantitative measurement of growth.

Methods in Microbiology: Chemical, Physical and Biological methods of selection of microorganisms, Methods of isolating pure cultures, Maintenance and preservation of pure cultures, microbial mutation.
Microbial Metabolism: Metabolic pathways and Bioenergetics, Aerobic and Anaerobic growth, Transport of nutrients across cell membranes
Physical and Chemical Control of Microorganism: Major groups of antimicrobial agents, Mode of action and practical applications
Energy Transduction Mechanisms in Microbial Cell: Aerobic and anaerobic respiration, Microbial photosynthesis, Transduction, Transformation, Conjugation

Microbial Interaction: - Roles of microbes in Nitrogen, Carbon and Sulphur cycle Application of Microorganism in various Field: - Agriculture, food, environment, medicine, public health and industry.

Viruses: Classification, morphology and composition, DNA and RNA bacteriophages, Lysogeny and lytic cycle

Books Recommended
1. Pelczar M J, Chan E C S and Krieg N R “Microbiology, 5th Edition, ” Mc Graw Hill, New York (1995)
2. Salle A J, “Fundamental Principles of Bacteriology” , 7th Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi (1984)
3. Stanier R Y, “Text in Microbiology” McMillan Press London (1995)
4. Davis B D, “Microbiology”, Harper and Row Publications, Hageston (1980)
5. Casida L E, “Industrial Microbiology”, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi (2003)

Syllabus B.Tech Biotechnology 3rd– 8th Sem Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology

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