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Code No: RR12301 Set No.

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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
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1. Explain the characteristics and life cycle of Gymnosperms. [16]

2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. [16]

3. Describe in detail the structure and functions of ecosystem. [16]

4. Write an essay on aquaculture. [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. [16]

7. Write any two of the following:

(a) Morphological characters of micro organisms.


(b) Microbial bio diversity
(c) Microbial ecology. [8+8]

8. Explain the role of microorganisms in waste water treatment. [16]

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Code No: RR12301 Set No. 2
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
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1. Describe the structure of a cone of any one member of Gymnosperms. [16]

2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. [16]

3. Describe the adaptations of animals to aquatic life. [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 loco-
motion 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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Code No: RR12301 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
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1. Describe the characteristics of living organisms and explain their classification.


[16]

2. List out the various secondary metabolites produced by plants. [16]

3. What is speciation? Explain allopar and sympatric speciation. [16]

4. Write an essay on aquaculture. [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. [16]

7. Write any two of the following:

(a) Morphological characters of micro organisms.


(b) Microbial bio diversity
(c) Microbial ecology. [8+8]

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

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Code No: RR12301 Set No. 4
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
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1. Describe any one type of pollination mechanism in Angiosperms. [16]

2. Describe the economic importance of medicinal plants. [16]

3. Describe the adaptations of animals to aquatic life. [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. [16]

7. Write any two of the following:

(a) Morphological characters of micro organisms.


(b) Microbial bio diversity
(c) Microbial ecology. [8+8]

8. Describe the significance of microbial enzymes with suitable examples. [16]

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