JNTU Previous Question Papers B Tech Fundamentals Of Biology Set 3 May/Jun 2008

 JNTU Previous Question Papers

B Tech Fundamentals Of Biology Set 3 May/Jun 2008

 

Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. Write an essay on sporangiophores? [16]
2. What are meristems? How are they classified on the basis of their mode of origin,
position and function? [16]
3. Comment on :
(a) Gemmules
(b) Heteronereis
(c) Salient features of porifera. [5+5+6]
4. Define translation and protein biosynthesis. [16]
5. Why is digestion important? How food is digested? [16]
6. Write notes on:
(a) functions of taste buds
(b) transmission of taste signals into the central nervous system. [8+8]
7. What is the Calvin cycle and what is its relationship to autotrophy? What is the
key enzyme involved in autotrophic CO2 fixation in most organisms? [16]
8. Give an account of microbial enzymes and biotransformation.

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