Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology

Paper Code: 
ZOL 412
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Classification of hormones and mechanism and effects of hormonal actions.

  • Brief account of structural ,histology of endocrine gland:




·      Gland and its relation to Hypothalamus

  • Their Secretions and Functions
  • Deficiency Disorders

Biosynthesis and secretion of adrenal, pancreas (insulin), and thyroid hormones, Thymus, factors influencing hormone secretions

  • Deficiency Disorders
  • Male Reproductive Physiology
  • Hormonal regulation of gametogenesis in male and female of mammals
  • Female Reproductive Physiology
  • Estrous cycle in rat and menstrual cycle of human
  • Physiology of  Pregnancy, Parturition and Lactation
Essential Readings: 
  • EJW Barrington-General & comparative Endocrinology-Oxford, Claredon Press
  • R.H. Williams-Text Book of Endocrinology-W.B. Saunders
  • C.R. Martin- Endocrine Physiology-Oxford University Press.
  • Text Book of Medical Physiology; Chatterjee, M.N and Shende, R.; Jaypee brothers.
  • Text Book of Medical Physiology; Guyton A.C.;
  • Animal Physiology Mechanisms and Adaptation. Eckert, R.W.H. Freeman and Company, New York
  • Biochemical Adaptation. I-fochachka,P.W. and Somero, G.N. Princeton, New Jersey.
  • General and Comparative Animal Physiology, Hoar, W.S.Prentice Hall of Indian.
  • Animal Physiology: adaptation and Environment, Schiemdt Neilsen. Cambridge
  • A regulatory Systems Approach. Strand, F.L.Physiology: Macmillan Publishing Co., New York.
  • Environmental and Metabolic Animal Psysiology, Prosser, C.L.Wiley-Liss Inc., New York.
  • Environmental Psysiology, Willmer,P.G.Stone, and I.Johnson. Blackwell Sci. Oxford, UK.
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