OVERVIEW OF CODONS

August 28, 2021 Microbiology 0

Each possible set of three nucleotides (i.e. a codon) in the DNA is what specifies one particular amino acid, which in combination with other amino […]

MUTAGENESIS

August 27, 2021 Microbiology 0

Mutagenesis is the careful alteration of the genetic information of an organism’s genome in such a way that it will result in a mutation.  It […]

MUTATION

August 26, 2021 Microbiology 0

Mutation is a change in the genetic make-up (or DNA) of an organism.It is an inheritable alteration in the nucleotide sequence (or genome base sequence) […]

CYSTICERCOSIS

August 25, 2021 Microbiology 0

Cysticercosis is a parasitic tissue infection caused by larval cysts of the tapeworm Taenia solium. These larval cysts infect brain, muscle, or other tissue, and are […]

ISOSPORIASIS

August 24, 2021 Microbiology 0

Isosporiasis is a chronic intestinal infection caused by an opportunistic parasite that mainly infects immunocompromised individuals (e.g. HIV/AIDS patients). It is a diarrheal disease that […]

TRICHOMONIASIS

August 23, 2021 Microbiology 0

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted protozoal disease that occurs worldwide in both males and females. The infection, which can also be called vaginitis (in females) […]

ASCARIASIS

August 22, 2021 Microbiology 0

Ascariasis is a parasitic disease that is caused by intestinal roundworms or nematodes in humans. The disease is widely distributed, and it is a common […]

VIRUS ASSAY TECHNIQUES

August 21, 2021 Microbiology 0

Diagnostic methods accurately identify viral infections in patients. This is a prerequisite to control and limit virus propagation through an effective clinical management of the […]