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Biological Sciences

BIO 102: Diversity in the Living World (3)

Living vs. non living; Variations and diversity of life (Five kingdom classification); An introduction to viruses- Structure and function; History of Microbiology; Scope and branches of Microbiology; Microbial culture - media, isolation of pure culture; Physical and chemicals means to control bacteria. Bacterial cell and Eukaryotic cell - Structure and function (Overview, Cell Wall, Cell membrane, Cytoplasm and components therein, Cytoskeleton and cell motility); pathogenic and non pathogenic protists; Basic introduction to plant cell and processes unique to plants. Introduction to various phylums in plant and animal kingdom.

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