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Which of the following immunoglobulins does constitute the largest percentage in human milk ?

  • Option 1)

    Ig M

  • Option 2)

    Ig A

  • Option 3)

    Ig G

  • Option 4)

    Ig D

 

IG A

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Outbreeding is an important strategy of animal husbandry because it:

  • Option 1)

    is useful in producing purelines of animals.

  • Option 2)

    is  useful  in  overcoming  inbreeding depression.

  • Option 3)

    exposes harmful recessive genes that are eliminated by selection.

  • Option 4)

    helps in accumulation of superior genes.

 
As we learnt in Out-crossing - This is the practice of mating of animals within the same breed, but having no common ancestors on either side of their pedigree up to 4-6 generations. - wherein The offspring of such a mating is known as an out-cross. It is the best breeding method for animals that are below average in productivity in milk production, growth rate in beef cattle, etc. A single...
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Match the following list of microbes and their importance:

(a)

Sacharomyces

(i)

Production of

immunosuppressive agents

(b)

Monascus purpureus

(ii)

Ripening of Swiss cheese

(c)

Trichoderma polysporum

(iii)

Commercial production of ethanol

(d)

Propionibacterium sharmanii

(iv)

Production of blood-cholesterol lowering agents

 

(a)       (b)        (c)        (d)

  • Option 1)

    (iv)   (iii)   (ii)     (i)

  • Option 2)

    (iv)   (ii)     (i)      (iii)

  • Option 3)

    (iii)   (i)      (iv)    (ii)

     

  • Option 4)

    (iii)      (iv)      (i)     (ii)

 
As we learnt in Microbes in household products -Roquefort cheese - The ‘Roquefort cheese’ are ripened by growing a specific fungi on them, which gives them a particular flavour. -     Microbes used in Fermented Beverages - Microbes especially yeasts have been used for the production of beverages like wine, beer, whisky, brandy or rum. - wherein For this purpose the yeast Saccharomyces...
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If you suspect major deficiency of antibodies in a person, to which of the following would you look for confirmatory evidence ?

  • Option 1)

    Serum albumins

  • Option 2)

    Haemocyles

  • Option 3)

    Serum globulins

  • Option 4)

    Fibrinogin in plasma

 
Option 1) Serum albumins Option 2) Haemocyles Option 3) Serum globulins Option 4) Fibrinogin in plasma
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Golden rice is a genetically modified crop plant where the incorporated gene is meant for biosynthesis of:

  • Option 1)

    Vitamin C

  • Option 2)

    Omega 3

  • Option 3)

    Vitamin A

  • Option 4)

    Vitamin B

 
As we learnt Methods of breeding for disease resistance crops - Genetic Engineering - wherein Genes expected to confer disease resistance are isolated, cloned and transferred into the crop in question. In case of viral pathogens, several transgenes have been evaluated, viz, virus coat protein gene, DNA copy of viral satellite RNA, defective viral genome, antisense constructs of critical viral...
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Choose the wrong statement:

  • Option 1)

    Neurospora is used in the study of biochemical genetics

  • Option 2)

    Morels and truffles are poisonous mushrooms

  • Option 3)

    Yeast is unicellular and useful in fermentation

  • Option 4)

    Penicillium is multicellular and produces antibiotics

 
As we learnt in Single Cell Protein (SCP) - Single-cell protein (SCP) refers to edible unicellular microorganisms.  - wherein The biomass or protein extract from pure or mixed cultures of algae, yeasts, fungi or bacteria may be used as an ingredient or a substitute for protein-rich foods, and is suitable for human consumption or as animal feeds.        Truffles and morels are the both...
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Grafted kidney may be rejected in a patient due to:

  • Option 1)

    Cell-mediated immune response

  • Option 2)

    Passive immune response

  • Option 3)

    Innate immune response

  • Option 4)

    Humoral immune response

 

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