Category: Biotechnology

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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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Types of Bioreactors

Biotechnology is the science of manipulating biological systems to manufacture new products and investigate how organisms work. Scientists use the genetic material of organisms to make products such as foods,...

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Salient features of a cloning vector

In the past few decades, the field of molecular biology has made some fascinating discoveries and the majority of them used plasmid vectors as a pivotal tool which allowed them...

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ELISA: Introduction and types

Lab tests can help diagnose and treat a variety of health conditions, from minor ailments to life-threatening conditions. This emphasises the need to have quick, hassle-free, and accurate tests that...

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Gel Electrophoresis- A Separation Technique

Have you ever wondered how is DNA fingerprinting done? It is done by involving a special step of gel electrophoresis. Gel electrophoresis is a technique generally used to separate charged molecules...

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Can we create a Unicorn by DNA manipulation?

With advancing technological approaches to genetic engineering, the term ‘transgenic animal’ is not difficult to define. An animal with a change in its nuclear or mitochondrial DNA (addition, substituition, or deletion...