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Linking Number: A Topological Feature of DNA

Team Genetic Education 01/08/2018 No Comments All articles, DNA topology, Explore , , , , ,

  Linking number is a topological property of DNA. Linking number is a sum of twists and writhes. The numbers of time one strand of DNA turned around another strand is called as a twist while inter-coiling of the double helix is termed as a writhe. In short, writhe is a number of a time […]

Different types of Genetic mutations

Team Genetic Education 24/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Explore, Mutation , , , , , , , , ,

Chromosomal aberrations, point mutation, deletion of nucleotides and addition of nucleotides, loss of function and gain of function are some of the examples of different type of Genetic mutations. The term mutation was coined by Hugo De Vries in 1890. Mutation is an important phenomenon in nature for the creation of variation. “Under the influence of […]

Microbial genetics: A rapid advancement in microbiology

Team Genetic Education 28/06/2018 No Comments All articles, Explore , , ,

How microbial genetics can be used in the identification of different Bacteria   Since the discovery of DNA, it becomes a useful diagnostic tool. In cancer studies, species identification, diagnosis of inherited disease and in other research field different types of genetic tools are routinely used. Microbial genetics gained substantial attention in recent years. Microbiology […]

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