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Zoology for Degree Students [B.Sc. (Hons.) Sem.-III, As per CBCS]

Zoology for Degree Students [B.Sc. (Hons.) Sem.-III, As per CBCS]

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  • ISBN : 9789352533114
  • Pages : 976
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S. Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2016
  • Size : 6.75" x 9.5"

Price : 625.00 500.00

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. (Hons.) Third Semester students of Zoology as per the new UGC Model Curriculum - Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). Comprehensively written, it explains the essential principles, processes and methodology of Chordata, Physiology and Biochemistry. This textbook is profusely illustrated with well-drawn labelled diagrams, not only to supplement the descriptions, but also for sound understanding of the concepts.

• Extensive coverage of physiology on vision, hearing, sex and hormones
• Boxed items throughout the text providing information on intricate terms or topics
• Engaging chapter-end exercises, having more than 1700 questions to enhance and strengthen learning of the students

Section-1: Diversity of Chordata
• Phylum Chordata • Phylum Hemichordata (General Characters, Classification and Types) • Balanoglossus (Phylum Hemichordata) • Herdmania • Urochordata: General Characters, Classification and Types • Branchiostoma (Amphioxus or Lancelet) • Cephalochordata: General Characters, Classification and Types • Subphylum Vertebrata and Class Cyclostomata • Superclass Pisces (Fishes): General Characters, Classification and Types • Class Amphibia: General Characters, Classification and Types • Amphibia (Origin, Affinities, Parental Care And Heterochrony: Axolotl, Neoteny, etc.) • Class Reptilia: General Characters, Classification and Types • Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Snakes; Biting Apparatus and Biting Mechanism • The Pigeon: Columba Livia • Skeleton of Bird (The Fowl) • Class Aves (The Birds): General Characters, Classification and Types • Class Mammalia: General Characters, Classification and Types • Dentition of Mammals • Zoogeography

Section-2: Physiology: Controlling and Coordinating Systems
• Tissues and Glands • Bone and Cartilage • Physiology of Transmission of Nerve Impulse • Physiology of Vision (Photoreception) • Physiology of Hearing • Physiology of Muscle Contraction • Sexual Reproduction (Histophysiology) • Endocrine Glands • Homeostasis and Thermoregulation

Section-3: Fundamentals of Biochemistry
• Introduction to Biochemistry • Carbohydrates • Lipids • Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins • Nucleic Acids • Enzymes

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