Author: Harshita Singh

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Ribosomes: The Protein Factory Of The Cell

A ribosome is an intercellular structure made of both RNA and protein. It is the cellular machinery responsible for protein synthesis. Ribosomes are also called “protein factories” of the cell....

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Algae: The Food Of The Future

As the world’s population expands every minute, there are more and more mouths to feed. There are so many mouths to feed that ‘overpopulation’ is now a big concern for...

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MacConkey Agar: MAC

MacConkey agar is also known as MAC. It is a bacterial culture medium that is named after bacteriologist Alfred T. MacConkey (1861-1931). MacConkey agar is a selective and differentiating agar of...

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Microinjection: Method of gene transfer

Microinjection is a direct type of gene transfer. It is also known as pronuclear microinjection. Microinjection is a very useful technique for transferring genetic materials into a living cell using...

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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction, which is a laboratory technique used to make multiple copies of a segment of DNA. It is simple, rapid, and accurate. It is an inexpensive...

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Cotton Fibres – The King of Fibres

Cotton is the “King of Fibre” and the most used fibre in the world. It grows in a boll-like structure around the seeds of the cotton plant. Cotton fibres are...