AP Inter 2nd Year Botany Notes Chapter 12 Biotechnology and its Applications

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AP Inter 2nd Year Botany Notes 12th Lesson Biotechnology and its Applications

→ The process of using microbes to breakdown or recycle environmental pollutants is called Bio-remediation.

→ Norman Borlaug is regarded as the Father of Green Revolution.

→ Dr. M. S. Swaminathan and his team were instrumental for the success of green revolution in our country.

→ Plants, animals, Bacteria and fungi, whose genes have beenaltered by manipulation are called Genetically Modified Organisms.

→ Bacillus thuringiensis forms protein crystals which contain a insecticidal protein.

AP Inter 2nd Year Botany Notes Chapter 12 Biotechnology and its Applications

→ A nematode Meloidegyne incognitia infects the root of tobacco plants and causes a great reduction in yield.

→ Gene therapy is a corrective therapy to be taken for hereditary diseases.

→ r-DNA technology, PCR, ELISA are the techniques that serve the purpose of early diagnosis.

→ Very low concentration of a bacteria or virus can be detected amplification of their nucleic acid through PCR.

→ DNA fingerprinting helped in forensic science in the search of criminals and also solving parentage disputes.

→ GEAC [Genetic Engineering Approval Committee] makes decisions regarding the validity of GM research and the safety of introducing GM organisms for public services.