Branches of Biology – Importance of Biology

What is Biology? Biology is the branch of science and also known as science of life. The word Biology is comprised of two Greek words “bios” (life) and “logos” (study), and is defined as the science of life and living organisms. Biological science gives understanding on vast scale, ranging from the molecular mechanisms in cells, …

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5 Importance of Chemistry in Daily Life

Chemistry is the branch of science that deals with the properties and composition of different substances along with their chemical reaction and properties. It concerned with the substance from which it is formed. It is the study of properties, characteristics, physical and chemical changes of that matter. In other words chemistry is the study if …

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10 Important Branches of Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the branch of science in which we study about the structure and chemical composition of living organisms like plants, human being, animal and microorganism. In sciences, Biochemistry is a common field to study. For research and career, students like to choose this subject. 10 important Branches are studied in Biochemistry. These are being studies …

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Facts about Mitochondria

Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. It is an organelle like other organelles including endoplasmic reticulum, ribosomes and nucleus. It is found in the cell of eukaryotic organisms. Definition It is an organelle that are found in most of the eukaryotic cell having cellular processes. It has double membrane,  outer membrane  and inner membrane …

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DNA Sequencing Method [Updated with Maxam Gilbert Method]

The base sequence of DNA fragments that have been cloned can be determined  In these methods nucleotide sequence of DNA is to be determined. DNA to Protein Sequence can be find out by Expasy Tool. Basic Principle To check DNA sequencing appropriate methods are used to generate DNA fragments that end at the four bases …

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What are Proteins? [Updated] Structure and classification of Proteins

Technically these are macromolecules are formed when amino acid unit link together. These are very essential for living organism. Proteins are involved in many chemical processes and have great nutritional value. In 1838 Jons Jacob introduced the term. The word, “Proteins” derived from Greek word “Proteios”. These are specific specie to specie. These are species …

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Polymerase Chain Reaction – PCR Steps

Polymerase chain reaction is involved replication of DNA. This is fast and reliable method in which minute copies of genetic material can be amplified millions of times. Primers and Taq polymerase are used for this purpose and Gel electropherosis helps to visualized DNA product. PCR is a very sensitive technique to be used. This is …

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Scope and Application of Biochemistry

Most students who have been to Biology, Maybe studied Biochemistry as branch of Biology of Chemistry. In simple words you can say Biochemistry is Combination of Biology & Chemistry but in education, practical and technical terms it is defined this way. A general perception is to study Biochemistry only if you want to make a …

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Thyroid blood test normal Range -Thyroid Hormones Test

Thyroid glands are basically responsible to produce hormones and these hormones are control the whole body metabolism. Every person wants to know about thyroid glands. It is found in base of neck basically its shaped resembled like butterfly. Thyroid hormones are responsible to generate many function in body like whole body metabolism in which include breathing …

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Classifications of Enzymes – Characteristics and Structure of Enzymes

What are Enzymes? Enzymes are very important group of bio molecules synthesized by living cells. They act as a catalyst. Enzymes accelerate the rate of reaction. Classified in to 6 groups. What does enzyme do? Enzyme increases the rate of reaction It does not participate in reaction it just accelerate reaction Where enzymes are made? Enzymes …

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