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Code No: 07A12102 Set No.

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I B.Tech Regular Examinations, May/Jun 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. What all are the advantages of bacteria possessing flagella? [16]

2. (a) Define systemic botany? What are the objectives of classification?


(b) Discuss four types of classification and explain in detail.
(c) What are the objectives, goals and aim of plant systematic? [6+5+5]

3. Comment on :

(a) Gemmules
(b) Heteronereis
(c) Salient features of porifera. [5+5+6]

4. Describe the DNA structure, nucleotides, DNA poly nucleotides, complementary


base pairing. [16]

5. What triggers blood clotting? [16]

6. (a) Give a detailed account on the structure of neuron.


(b) How are neurons distinguished and categorized? [8+8]

7. Define lithotrophy. List three different compounds that lithotrophs can oxidize as
sources of energy. What is the biological importance of lithotrophic metabolism?
[16]

8. Biofertilizers for nutrient management in organic production of agri/horticultural


crops. Discuss? [16]

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Code No: 07A12102 Set No. 2
I B.Tech Regular Examinations, May/Jun 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. Viruses as agents of diseases. Explain your answer. [16]

2. Explain the Bentham and Hookers System of classification in detail. [16]

3. (a) Draw the labeled sketch of mammalian heart


(b) Explain the circulatory System of mammal
(c) Describe the types of blood group in mammals. [5+6+5]

4. Describe the different types of DNA with neat diagrams. [16]

5. How the nervous system does exert a profound influence on all digestive processes?
[16]

6. Enumerate on:

(a) Functional anatomy of cochlea


(b) Transmission of sound waves in cochlea. [8+8]

7. Write notes on:

(a) Organization of photo systems in the thylakoid membrane


(b) Two ways to determine the action spectrum for photosynthesis. [8+8]

8. Enumerate the transgenic crops currently on the market and the future transgenic
products. [16]

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Code No: 07A12102 Set No. 3
I B.Tech Regular Examinations, May/Jun 2008
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
(Bio-Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

1. Write an essay on sporangiophores? [16]

2. What are meristems? How are they classified on the basis of their mode of origin,
position and function? [16]

3. Comment on :

(a) Gemmules
(b) Heteronereis
(c) Salient features of porifera. [5+5+6]

4. Define translation and protein biosynthesis. [16]

5. Why is digestion important? How food is digested? [16]

6. Write notes on:

(a) functions of taste buds


(b) transmission of taste signals into the central nervous system. [8+8]

7. What is the Calvin cycle and what is its relationship to autotrophy? What is the
key enzyme involved in autotrophic CO2 fixation in most organisms? [16]

8. Give an account of microbial enzymes and biotransformation. [16]

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Code No: 07A12102 Set No. 4
I B.Tech Regular Examinations, May/Jun 2008
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
(Bio-Technology)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

1. What all are the advantages of bacteria possessing flagella? [16]

2. Describe the significance of cell division, cell elongation and cell differentiation in
plant growth. [16]

3. Comment on :

(a) Gemmules
(b) Heteronereis
(c) Salient features of porifera. [5+5+6]

4. Define the one gene-one enzyme hypothesis. [16]

5. How the nervous system does exert a profound influence on all digestive processes?
[16]

6. Enumerate on Muscle Spindle Receptors. [16]

7. Enumerate on the main parts of the aerobic respiration pathway. Which of these
three parts yields the most ATP? [16]

8. Biofertilizers for nutrient management in organic production of agri/horticultural


crops. Discuss? [16]

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