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I.1.5 Primate Taxonomy

Introduction Systematic and monumental description of life forms made human to make a detailed system of identification, nomenclature and classification of organisms i.e. Taxonomy Taxonomy is the study of the principles and practice of classification, and is commonly used as a synonym for systematics, although the latter is, broader, covering all aspects of relationships among […]

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I.9 Mendelism

Experiments performed by Gregor Johann Mendel on genetics and description of mechanisms of hereditery processes and formulation of principles are known as Mendelism. Mendel studied 7 characters or 7 pairs of contrasting traits. S.No. Character (Chromosomal position) 1 Length of plant 2 Colour of flower 3 Pod or flower position 4 Shape of pod 5 […]

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I.1.7 Protein synthesis

I. Activation of Amino acid – 20 types of amino acid participate in protein synthesis. Amino acid reacts with ATP to form ”Amino acyl AMP enzyme complex”, which is also known as ‘Activated Amino acid.’ Amino acid + ATP —Amino acyl—> Amino acyl -AMP- enzyme complex + PP t-RNAsynthetase This reaction is catalyzed by a […]

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I.1.7, 9 Mutation

Mutation Sudden Heritable change in genetic material of an organism is called as Mutation. Mutation are discontinuous source of variation. Mutation word was given by Hugo De Vries. Frequency of mutation at present is 1 cell in : 1 million-cell. De Vries gave (proposed) mutation theory of evolution. Credit of discovery of mutation is given […]

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