Category Archives: Molecular Biology and Genetics

A big picture of Ebola Transmission during 2013-2016 outbreak can stop future outbreaks

A globalized effort by international team of scientists, clinicians, non-governmental organizations, drug companies and many more to eradicate Ebola that shook with vast West African epidemic was brought down in 2016. A review article co-authored with Dr. Aftab Ahmad and … Continue reading

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Older than “Oldest Water Found” in Canada – Unfolds mystery about Life on Earth

“Where there is life there is hope” – it has been an important quote we use to deliver anything significant about “hope”. Similarly a biological mystery was brought near at Canada where scientists had came for the oldest water, has … Continue reading

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NorA Multidrug resistance Efflux pumps in Staphylococcus aureus

Gram positive organisms can be resistant to first line of antimicrobial agents and leading to complications in therapy. One of major reasons for these complications is efflux pumps. Apart from Drug resistance efflux pumps are used by bacteria to acquire … Continue reading

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“I will forever persist” – the unsaid words of Persister cells

Persister cells are antibiotic tolerant cells which can be identified in almost all phases of bacterial cellular growth with antibiotic tolerance. It holds many unfold mysteries of in biofilm resistance. They are not mutants, rather phenotypic wild type variants and … Continue reading

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16S rRNA and the Strategy Used in Bacterial Identification

The topic I made here is not as new and is well known among Microbiologists, although specifically including the conserved sequence present in 16S rRNA as the major part of this topic. 16S rRNA the component of smaller subunit of … Continue reading

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Fat Gene found to be associated with Obesity

Scientist finally identified the culprit behind the original gene responsible for obesity. This recent news published in the journal Nature. Earlier in 2007 several genomic studies highlights that FTO is strongly associated with the risk of obesity and type 2 … Continue reading

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Genetic Background of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease, the well known progressive neurologic disease of the brain, leading to irreversible loss of neurons and the loss of intellectual abilities, including memory and reasoning, which become severe enough to impede social or occupational functioning. There are multiple researchers … Continue reading

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Largest Chromosome number of Ophioglossum

I went through one picture posted randomly by someone in a social network and I found it very interesting to grab some more information about it. Human has 46 number of chromosome and you would be surprised to know about … Continue reading

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