SRM EEE 2015 Biology Syllabus:
Unit 1: Taxonomy of Angiosperm:
Types of classification-Artificial, Natural, Phylogenetic-Biosystematics-Binomial Nomenclature-Herbaria and their uses-Bentham and Hooker’s classification of plants- Families Malvaceae, Solanaceae-Euphorbiaceae, Musaceae and Economic Importance.
Unit 2: Plant Anatomy:
Tissues and Tissue system- anatomy of monocot and roots-anatomy of Monocot and dicot stem and anato dicot leaf.
Unit 3: Cell Biology and Genetics:
Chromosomes –Structure and types-genes recombine of chromosomes mutation-chromosomal aberration-DNA as genetic material-Structure of DNA-replicat DNA-structure of RNA and its type.
Unit 4: Biotechnology:
Recombinant DNA Technology-transgenic plants wi beneficial traits-plant tissue culture and its application, Protoplasmic fusion.
Unit 5: Plant Physiology:
Photosynthesis-Significance-site of photosynthesis-photochemcial and biosynthetic phases-electron trans system-cyclic and non cyclic photophosphorylation-and C4 pathway-photorespiration-factor affecting photosynthesis-fermentation-plant growth-growth regulators-phytohormones-auxin-gibberellins-cytokinins-ethylene.
Unit 6: Biology in Human Welfare:
Food production-breeding experiments-improved va and role of biofertilizer -crop diseases and their control biopesticides-genetically modified food-sustained agriculture and medicinal plants including microbes.
Unit 1: Human Physiology:
Nutrition- introduction-carbohydrates-proteins-lip vitamins mineral-water-balanced diet-calorie value (ICBM standard) obesity-Hyperglycemia-hypoglyce malnutrition. Digestion –enzymes and enzymes action-Bones and joints (major types) Arthritis – rickets and osteomalacia- Gout
Muscles- muscle action-muscle tone-Rigor mortis-aerobic exercises (body building) myasthenia gravis.
Respiration- Process of pulmonary respiration – inspiration Expiration-exchange of gases at alveolar level- circulation – functioning of heart origin and conduction of heart beat- artificial pacemaker –coronary blood vessels and its significance – myocardial infarction- angina pectoria- Atherosclerosis- heart attack-Resuscitation in heart attack
(first aid) Blood: components – functions-plasma-corpuscles- blood clotting-anticoagulants- Thrombosis-embolism-blood related diseases like polycythemia-Lukemia-Lymph fluid.
Physiological Co-ordination system: Brain functioning of different reigions-memory-sleep-stroke-Alzheimer’s diseases-meningitis-Thyroid-parathyroid hormones-insulin and glucagon-Hormones of adrenal cortex and medulla-Reproductive hormones-problems related to secretion, non secretion of hormones.
Receptor Organs: Eye-Focussing mechanisms and photo chemistry of retina-short sightedness-Glaucoma-Ear-hearing mechanism-Hearing impairments and aids-Noise pollution and its importance-skin-melanin functions-Effect of solar radiation/UV Excretion:
Ureotelism-urea-Biosynthesis (ornithine cycle) Nepron-ultrafiltration-tubular reabsorption and tabular secretion-Renal failure-Dialysis kidney stone formation kidney transplantation-Diabetes.
Reproductive System: Brief account of spermatogenesis and oogenesis-menstrual cycle-in vitro fertilization-birth control
Unit 2: Microbiology:
Introduction- History of medical microbiology- the influence of Pasteur, Koch and Listner-Virology-structure Genetics culture and diseases-AIDS and its control-Bacteriology-structure, Genetics and diseases-protozoan microbiology-Diseases oriented-pathogenecity of micro organisms-anti microbial resistance chemotherapy. Single cell protein. Microbial culture technique and its application-Strain Isolation and Improvement- Isolation of microbial products.
Unit 3: Immunology:
Innate immunity (Non Specific)-anatomical Barriers-Physiological barriers-phagocytic barriers Lymphoidal organs-Thymus-Bursa of fabricius-Pheripheral Lymphoid organs-Lymph nodes-Transplantation immunology-Autoimmune disorders.
Unit 4: Modern Genetics and Animal Biotechnology:
Introduction-scope-Human Genetics Karyotyping Chromosome gene mapping-Recombinant DNA technology and segmenting –genetic diseases-Human genome project-cloning-Transgenic organisms-Genetically modified organism(GMO)-Gene therapy-Animal cell culture and its application-Stem cell technology-bioethics of genetic engineering in animals
Unit 5: Environmental Science:
Human population and explosion-issue-Global Warming Crisis-Green house effect-ozone layer depletion-waste management-Biodiversity conservation (Biosphere reserve)
Unit 6: Applied Biology:
Livestock and management-Breeds-Farming method-poultry diseases-Economic value Pisciculture-fish farming-Edible fishes of Tamil Nadu
Unit 7: Theories of Evolution:
Lamarckism-Darwinism-Modern Concept of natural selection-species of concept-origin of species and isolating mechanism.
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