Code No: RR12301

Set No. 1

I B.Tech Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Explain the characteristics and life cycle of Gymnosperms. 2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. 3. Describe in detail the structure and functions of ecosystem. 4. Write an essay on aquaculture. [16] [16] [16] [16]

5. Explain the ELISA technique for detection of antibodies produced by experimental immunization. [16] 6. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using cell culture. 7. Write any two of the following: (a) Morphological characters of micro organisms. (b) Microbial bio diversity (c) Microbial ecology. 8. Explain the role of microorganisms in waste water treatment. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8] [16] [16]

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Code No: RR12301

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I B.Tech Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Describe the structure of a cone of any one member of Gymnosperms. 2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. 3. Describe the adaptations of animals to aquatic life. [16] [16] [16]

4. Give an account of available fishing craft and gear in India with a note on bio geographical zones of fisheries in India. [16] 5. Explain the helminth parasites and the diseases that occur in man. [16]

6. What are the various cell types commonly used in animal cell culture. What are the applications for animal cell cultures. [16] 7. What are the locomotory organs of microorganisms and explain in detail the locomotion in micro organisms. [16] 8. What are biopesticides and the micro organisms used as bio pesticides. Add a note on advantages and disadvantages of biopesticides. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Set No. 3

I B.Tech Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Describe the characteristics of living organisms and explain their classification. [16] 2. List out the various secondary metabolites produced by plants. 3. What is speciation? Explain allopar and sympatric speciation. 4. Write an essay on aquaculture. [16] [16] [16]

5. Explain the ELISA technique for detection of antibodies produced by experimental immunization. [16] 6. What is gene therapy? Explain the various types of gene therapy. 7. Write any two of the following: (a) Morphological characters of micro organisms. (b) Microbial bio diversity (c) Microbial ecology. [8+8] [16]

8. What are bio fertilizers. Name some of the bio fertilizers and write the significance of bio fertilizers. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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I B.Tech Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY (Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Describe any one type of pollination mechanism in Angiosperms. 2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. 3. Describe the adaptations of animals to aquatic life. [16] [16] [16]

4. Describe various fishery by products and their advantages and disadvantages? [16] 5. Explain the ELISA technique for detection of antibodies produced by experimental immunization. [16] 6. Describe the cell and organ culture in animals. 7. Write any two of the following: (a) Morphological characters of micro organisms. (b) Microbial bio diversity (c) Microbial ecology. 8. Describe the significance of microbial enzymes with suitable examples. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8+8] [16] [16]

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