JNTU MSc (Microbiology) Syllabus
M.Sc. (MICROBIOLOGY)FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY: 1. Structure and reactivity of organic compounds: Introduction, hybridization, types of fissions, Types of reagents, Polarization effects, Types of reactions. 2. Classification and nomenclature of organic compounds. 3. Thermodynamics: Introduction, Laws of thermodynamics 4. Chemical Kinetics: Introduction, Rate of reaction, order of reaction (zero, first, second), molecularity, pseudo reactions. BIOCHEMISTRY & MICROBIOLOGY: 1. Water as biological solvent, pH, cell and cell organelles. 2. Bio molecules – Classification, structure, function, physical and chemical properties of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. 3. Metabolism – Catabolic and anabolic reactions of carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism, amino acid metabolism, nucleic acid metabolism. 4. Physiology – Digestive, respiratory, circulatory, excretory systems, muscle contraction, osmo regulation, nervous system. 5. Immunology-Types of immune systems, lymphoid argons, lymphoid cells, antigen, types of antigen, antibody, types of antibodies. 6. Molecular biology – DNA as genetic element, mechanism of replication, transcription, translation, gene expression, r DNA technology. 7. History of microbiology, classification of microbes. 8. Micro biological methods – isolation, maintenance, preservation, microscopy. 9. Bacteria – Structure, reproduction, recombination, nutrition, bacterial growth, cultures. Structure, morphology, reproduction of fungi, algae, protozoa. Control of microbes, anti biotics. 10. Microbial genetics – mutations, bacterial transformation, conjugation, transduction, transfection, recombination, plasmids. 11. Viruses – Plant, animal, bacterial viruses, cancer, HIV.