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Contains 8 Results:

TIFR Report, 1945 - 1970

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-1
Description Description of the genesis of the TIFR Institute with notes on its founders and its honorary members; Molecular Biology section was started in '62 with grants from Wellcome Trust of London; 30 staff members present; transfer, replication and recombination of genetic molecules in bacteria was studied, using E. coli they showed that replication and recombination are dissociated, DNA recombination and the relative contributions of the donor and recipient strand were studied; B.subtilis properties...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945 - 1970

TIFR Annual Report, 1978 - 1979

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-2
Description Glycolytic system of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) was studied; The evolutionary relationship between hexokinase present in mammalian brains and yeast was investigated, the 'Difference Index' method was used; biogenesis and coordination of ribosomes and RNA in bacterial cells were studied; Highlights: O. Siddiqi - Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award; U.N. Singh- Fellow at Indian Academy of Sciences; U.W.Kenkare was at Vanderbilt University, U.S.A.; M.R. Das was at Michigan Cancer Foundation,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978 - 1979

TIFR Annual Report, 1979 - 1980

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-3
Description Genetic mutants were used to study chemosensory perception in Drosophila; wing muscle mutations in Drosophila were studied; Cellular differentiation was studied using moss (F. hygrometrica); Highlights: P.K. Maitra- Fellow at Indian National Science Academy; O. Siddiqi - Chairman of Basic Science Committee II of DAE; V.Singh - Member of Council of Indian Academy of Sciences; December '79 - International Conference on Development and Behavior of Drosophila organised; Ultrasonic spectrometer and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1980

TIFR Annual Report, 1980 - 1981

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-4
Description Description of studies that were conducted on carbohydrate metabolism in yeast and brain hexokinase; Collaboration with the Solid State Physics group of TIFR was conducted to find role of divalent cation (nothing further mentioned about this study); pulsed NMR and ESR studies; Highlights: O.Siddiqi visited USSR as member of Indian National Sciences Academy delegation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

TIFR Annual Report, 1981 - 1982

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-5
Description Particulate fructokinase in yeast was discovered; The neuroanatomy and neurochemistry of Drosophila was studied; Blastomere studies in zebrafish were conducted; Experiments were conducted to study development in slime mold (Dictyostelium discoideum); Highlights: C.H. Premani implemented a graphics system on the PDP/11-34 for 3-D reconstruction of structures; O. Siddiqi was on sabbatical at Caltech from April '81; R.N. Singh collaborated with the European Molecular Laboratory, Heidelberg,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981 - 1982

TIFR Annual Report, 1982 - 1983

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-6
Description Studies on carbohydrate metabolism in yeast and brain hexokinase were focused on; Enzymes critical in neural function in Drosophila were studied; substrate binding sites in enzymes were mapped; Highlights : M.M.Johri- Fellow at Indian Academy of Sciences; O.Siddiqi- Vice President of Indian Academy of Sciences; P.Babu was on sabbatical from June '82 to April '83 to work at Stanford University Medical School and later at Caltech; P.K.Maitra was on sabbatical at University of Illinois, Chicago;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

TIFR Annual Report, 1983 - 1984

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-7
Description The salt receptor sites on Drosophila were studied; Synaptic transmission in fruit flies was studied; Differentiation in retinal cells in zebrafish, effects of certain enzymes (IAA and cAMP) in moss, Funaria hygrometrica were studied; Collaboration with AIIMS, Delhi human brain cells were studied for tumor antigens( no further information); Collaboration with IISc, Bangalore for the study of Chemosensitivity of Dictyostelium was done; Sex determination studies of Drosophila were conducted in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983 - 1984

TIFR Annual Report, 1984 - 1985

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Identifier: NI006-1-1-1-8
Description TIFR Annual Report 1984-85 : India(Mumbai); Study : Studies on yeast glycolysis, brain hexokinase and neurophysiology were continued; Lab facilities for optical and electron microscopy were set up; Studies on the chemosensory and motor systems of Drosophila were begun; Highlights : P.Babu- Fellow at Indian Academy of Sciences; O.Siddiqi- Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Sciences- Aligarh Muslim University.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984 - 1985