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Marine Biotechnology Syllabus

BT2021 MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY | ANNA UNIVERSITY BTECH BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING 6TH SEMESTER SYLLABUS 2008 REGULATION | APPLICABLE TO CHENNAI, MADURAI, COIMBATORE, TRICHY, TRINELVELI| BIO TECH 6TH SEM SYLLABUS | QUESTION BANK

BT2021 MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY | ANNA UNIVERSITY BTECH BIOTECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING 6TH SEMESTER SYLLABUS 2008 REGULATION | APPLICABLE TO CHENNAI, MADURAI, COIMBATORE, TRICHY, TRINELVELI| BIO TECH 6TH SEM SYLLABUS | QUESTION BANK
BT2021 MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY L T P C
3 0 0 3
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO MARINE ENVIRONMENT 9
World oceans ans seas – ocean currents – physical and chemical properties of sea
water – abiotic and biotic factors of the sea – ecological divisonsof the sea – history of
marine bilogy – bioecochemical cycles – food chain and food web.
UNIT II IMPORTANT MARINE ORGANISMS 9
Phytoplanktons – zooplantons – nektons – benthos – marine mammals – marine algae –
mangroves – coral reefs – deep sea animals and adaptation – intertidal zone – fauna
and flora.
UNIT II MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 9
Marine pollution – biology indicators ( marine micro, algae) – biodegradation &
bioremediation – marine fouling and corrosion.
UNIT IV MARINE PHARMACOLOGY 9
Medicinal compound from marine flora and fauna – marine toxins, antiviral and
antimicrobial agents.
UNIT V AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY 9
Important of coastal aquaculture – marine fishery resources – common fishing crafts
anjd gears – aquafarm design anmd construction.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Recent advances in marine biotechnology volume 3 – M.Fingerman, R .
Nagabhushanam Mary – Frances Thomson.
2. Recent advances marine biotechnology volume 2 – M.Fingerman, R .

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