Download PTU M.Tech. Bio Tech 1st Semester 75762 MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY Question Paper

Download PTU. I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) M.Tech. Bio Tech 1st Semester 75762 MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY Question Paper.

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Roll No. Total No. of Pages : 01
Total No. of Questions : 08
M.Tech(Bio Tech) (2018 Batch) (Sem.?1)
Subject Code : MTBT-101-18
M.Code : 75762
Time : 3 Hrs. Max. Marks : 60

1.Attempt any FIVE questions out of EIGHT questions.
2.Each question carries TWELVE marks.

1. What is the role of microbes in human therapeutics? What are recombinant drugs? How
they are developed?
2. What is the role of microbes in waste water treatment and hazardous waste management?
3. Which are the most suitable microbial hosts for gene cloning and why?
4. What are thermophiles? Explain their advantages and various industrial applications.
5. What are various methods of genetic manipulation of micro organisms for strain
improvement? Why it is necessary? Explain with suitable examples.
6. Why preservation of microbes is necessary? What are various methods of culture
preservation? What are germplasm banks? Give some examples.
7. Which microbes are involved in industrial scale production of antibiotics? Explain in detail
isolation and characterization of antibiotics from micro organisms and their production
8. Explain/Define briefly :
i. Biofilms
ii. Micro organisms involved in production of vitamin B
and riboflavin
iii. Action of chloramphenicol on bacteria and protozoa
iv. Production of amylases

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