IIT Guwahati Syllabus
BT 101 Modern Biology (3-1-0-8)
Diversity in biological systems; cell biology and cell structure; biological membranes; bioenergetics; genetics: DNA as genetic material; structure of DNA; DNA replication; transcription; translation; genes to proteins and to protein function; gene expression and regulation; recombinant DNA technology. Human physiology: biological axons and neurons, neuromuscular and synaptic junctions; sensory systems – hearing, taste, smell and visual receptors.
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 D. L. Nelson and M. M. Cox, Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, Macmillan Worth, 2000.
 N. Hopkins, J. W. Roberts, J. A. Steitz, J. Watson and A. M. Weiner, Molecular Biology of the Gene, 4th Ed, Benjamin Cummings, 1987.
 C. R. Cantor and P. R. Schimmel, Biophysical Chemistry (Parts I, II and III), W.H. Freeman & Co., 1980.
 C. C. Chatterjee, Human Physiology, Vol 1 & 2, 11th Ed, Medical Allied Agency, 1987.