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Old December 26th, 2016, 03:07 PM
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Default Re: Karnataka State Open University M.Sc Zoology Syllabus

Ok, here I am providing you the syllabus of M.Sc Zoology of Karnataka State Open University KSOU.

KSOU M.Sc Zoology Syllabus-

I year-

Subject Code Subject Title
MC401 LIFE SKILLS
MZO402 FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY OF INVERTEBRATES & CHORDATES, CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
MZO403 ADVANCED GENETICS, BASIC CONCEPTS OF MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY
MZO404 BIOSTATISTICS AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
MZO405 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
MZO406 PRACTICAL RELEVANT TO PAPERS I TO IV
II year-

Subject Title
MC501 LIFE SKILLS
MZO502 BIOCHEMISTRY
MZO503 BASIC CONCEPTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND EVOLUTION AND TAXONOMY
MZO504 ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES
MZO505 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS I –
APPLIED AND STORAGE
ENTOMOLOGY, II – SERICULTURE
MZO506 PRACTICAL RELEVANT TO
PAPERS V TO VIII

Functional Morphology Of Invertebrates And Chordates, Cell & Molecular Biology And Biophysics

Unit I:
Origin and evolution of Metazoa - Theories - Symmetry and its
significance in animal organization - Interrelationship between different
phyla - Echinodermata phylogeny and evolution.

Unit II:
Origin of paired fins & limbs origin and evolution of invertebrates -
Adaptive radiation of elasmobranchs and bony fishes - Terrestrialization
of amphibia - Evolution of reptiles - Origin and evolution of birds -
Connecting links between Reptiles and birds - Origin of mammals -
Comparative anatomy of chordates, integumentary system, Urinogenital
system, heart and aortic arches, brain & urinogenital system.

Unit III:
DNA and RNA - Structure, types & functions - Replication of DNA
- DNA Repair mechanism - Gene action and protein synthesis - Biology of
aging and cancer cells.

Unit IV:
Microscopy (Compound - Phase contrast - Electron (TEM & SEM)
Microscopy) - Colorimetry - Spectrophotometry (Visible, UV, IR) -
Centifuge (Ultra - centrifuge) - Electrophoresis (PAGE) - Chromatography
(TLC)

Unit V:
Properties of Natural light - Biological applications of X rays, UV
rays and Infra red rays - Isotopes and their uses in biological investigation
- X-ray diffraction and Autoradiography and their applications in Biology.

Advanced Genetics, Basic Concepts Of Microbiology And Immunology

Unit I:
Gene and metabolic pathways - Metabolic block in Drosophila
(eye pigmentation) Inborn errors of metabolism in man - Haemoglobin
disorders - Sickle cell anemia and thalessemia Human karyotype
preparation and chromosomal syndromes in man – (Down’s, Turners’ and
Klinfelter’s syndromes).

Unit II:
Genetics of races and species formation - genetic load - genetic
polymorphism - Evolution of sex chromosomes - Dosage compensation –
X inactivation - genomic imprinting.

Unit III:
Application of genetics in plant and animal breeding - Application
of genetics in crime & law - DNA finger printing - Genetic basis of
intelligence - Studies on twins.

Unit IV:
Morphology - Types - Cell wall of gram positive and gram
negative bacteria - Structure and life cycle of DNA (T4 phase) and RNA
Virus (HIV) and bacteria (eg. Lysogenic and Lytic cycles) - Sterilization
techniques - Culture of bacteria - Types of media and conditions for
culturing.




For complete syllabus here is the attachment

Contact-

Karnataka State Open University
Mukhtagangotri, Manasa Gangothiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570006
Attached Files Available for Download
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