Exam Questions / Microbiology

Questions on Environmental Biotechnology

Written by MicroDok
  1. Explain the mode of degradation and toxicity of petroleum hydrocarbons to microorganisms.

 

  1. Describe gene transfer in the environment through conjugation, transduction and transformation.

 

  1. Explain in details why it is necessary to control the transfer of specific microbial genes in the environment.

 

  1. Describe with suitable diagrams the method of gene amplification through polymerase chain reaction.

 

  1. What is genetic recombination? Explain how new genes are integrated into a bacterial host.

 

 

 

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