Cellular Organization

Plant cell

Structural organization and function of intracellular organelles: Cell wall, nucleus, mitochondria, Golgibodies, lysosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, peroxisomes, plastids, vacuoles, chloroplast, structure & function of cytoskeleton and its role in motility

Organization of genes and chromosomes: Operon, unique and repetitive DNA, interrupted genes, gene families, structure of chromatin and chromosomes, heterochromatin, euchromatin, transposons.

Microbial Physiology: Growth yield and characteristics, strategies of cell division, stress response