APL 806 Animal Biotechnology (2 Units)
Animal cell and tissue culture, maturation of oocytes, in vitro oocytes fusion, cloning, species hybridization, inter-species embryo transfer and artificial insemination, DNA sequences, blood group analysis and genetic
polymorphism, electrophoretic techniques, genes and genetic markers. Linkage mapping by recombination. Mapping and map distances, chisquare test, mitotic segregation and recombination, analysis of single meiosis, sex chromosomes and sex linkages. Extensive practical sessions on relevant sections to be carried out.
Artificial Insemination: Semen collection using AV, analysis, dilution, and preservation procedures [cryopreservation]. Insemination techniques in farm animals and poultry.