STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANURAN TADPOLES Polypedates teraiensis

L. M. Devi1, C. M. Thabah1 and R.N.K.Hooroo1

1Developmental Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong-793022, Meghalaya

 email: merindalongjam26@gmail.com (Corresponding author)

Abstract It is well established that temperature affects the embryonic and larval development and growth in amphibians. The current study is the first approach to examine the effects of water … Continue Reading ››

EFFECT OF FOOD QUALITY ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND METAMORPHOSIS IN TADPOLES OF Hyla annectans

C.M.Thabah1, L.M.Devi1 and R.N.K.Hooroo1

1Department of Zoology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong - 793022, Meghalaya, India

email: caressathabah26@gmail.com (corresponding author)

Abstract Hyla annectans tadpoles were collected from East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya to study the effect of food quality on the development and metamorphosis in the laboratory. Studies on the total length and the … Continue Reading ››

EXTRACTION OF GENOMIC DNA FROM FORMALIN AND ALCOHOL PRESERVED TISSUES OF AN ENDEMIC CAECILIAN OF MEGHALAYA – A COMPARATIVE STUDY

M. Warjri1, L. Marbaniang2, M. R. Jyrwa2 and R. M. Lyngdoh3

1 Institutional Biotech Hub, Synod College, Shillong-793002 2 Department of Zoology, St. Mary’s  College, Shillong- 793003 3 Department of Zoology, Synod College, Shillong.-793002

e-mail: richardmlyngdoh@yahoo.co.uk

Abstract In the current study a protocol for isolating genomic DNA from formalin and ethanol preserved tissues … Continue Reading ››

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