Mu Phage

Mu phage also refers as “Temperate or transposable phage” because Mu-phage causes transposition of the genes into the host cell, at the time of multiplication. It mainly attacks the members or species of enterobacteria family and that’s why also known as “Enterobacterial phage Mu”. The transposition of Mu-phage occurs by either of the two mechanisms: Replicative …

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Biohydrogen

Biohydrogen is now being commercially produced as a “Biofuel”. It is the advanced biofuel, which makes the use of living biomass or organisms for its production. Biohydrogen is now considered best among all the biofuels as it accounts to fulfil all the energy demands as it can obtain from the sustainable resources like: Biological splitting …

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Difference between Hypertonic and Hypotonic solution

Major difference: The difference between hypertonic and hypotonic solution is the Concentration of solute and solvent. Hypertonic solution contains more solute concentration and high solvent concentration. Hypotonic solution contains less solute concentration and low solvent concentration. Content: Hypertonic Vs Hypotonic solution Comparison Chart Definition Difference in tonicity Effect on the cell Key Differences Between Hypertonic …

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HIV

HIV stands for Human Immuno Deficiency Virus. It belongs to the group of Retrovirus which consist of positive single-stranded RNA. HIV was first isolated from the lymph node of the patient by Montagnier and Barre Sinoussi who won Nobel prize in the year 2008. The symmetry of HIV is icosahedral. Human Immuno Deficiency virus is enveloped …

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AIDs

AIDs stands for Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome. The causative agent of Acquired Immuno Deficiency syndrome is HIV  which stands for Human Immuno Deficiency Virus. Acquired Immuno Deficiency syndrome is a severe, life-threatening disease which has no cure but could control to some extent by the proper vaccination and medication. ART (Anti-Retroviral Therapy) is the only …

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