This book provides all the knowledge, practice and coaching that students need to crack the NEET exam.
Volume 1 deals with the topics covered in Class 11, comprising the living world; biological classification; the plant and animal kingdoms; morphology and anatomy of flowering plants; structural organisation in animals; cell, cell cycle and cell division; biomolecules; transportation, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis, respiration and growth and development in plants; digestion and absorption; breathing and exchange of gases, body fluids and their circulation; excretory products and their elimination; locomotion and movement; neural control and coordination; and chemical control and integration.
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PrefaceChapter 1: The Living WorldWhat is Living?, Diversity in the Living World | Taxonomic Categories | Taxonomic AidsChapter 2: Biological ClassificationIntroduction to Classification | Kingdom Monera | Kingdom Protista | Kingdom Fungi | Kingdoms Plantae and Animalia | Viruses, Viroids, Prions and LichenChapter 3: Plant KingdomClassification System | Algae (Chlorophyceae, Pheophyceae, Rhodophyceae) | Bryophyta (Liverworts, Mosses) | Pteridophyta | Gymnosperms | Angiosperms | Plant Life Cycles and Alternation of GenerationsChapter 4: Animal KingdomGeneral Characters | Porifera | Coelenterata | Ctenophora | Platyhelminthes | Aschelminthes | Annelida | Arthropoda | Mollusca | Echinodermata | Hemichordata | Chordata | Pisces | Amphibia | Reptilia | Aves | MammaliaChapter 5: Morphology of Flowering PlantsThe Root | The Stem | The Leaf | The Inflorescence | The Flower | The Fruit | The Seed | Description of Some Important FamiliesChapter 6: Anatomy of Flowering PlantsThe Tissues (Meristematic and Permanent) | The Tissue System | Anatomy of Dicotyledonous and Monocotyledonous Plants | Secondary GrowthChapter 7: Structural Organisation in AnimalsEpithelial Tissue | Connective Tissue | Muscle Tissue | Neural Tissue | Morphology of CockroachChapter 8: Cell: The Unit of LifeWhat is a Cell?, Cell Theory, An Overview of the Cell | Prokaryotic Cells | Eukaryotic Cells (Cell Membrane, Cell Wall) | Endomembrane System (Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi Apparatus, Lysosomes, Vacuoles) | Mitochondria, Plastids, Ribosomes | Cytoskeleton, Cilia, Flagella, Centrosome and Centriole | Nucleus, Chromosomes, MicrobodiesChapter 9: BiomoleculesThe Cellular Pool, Primary and Secondary Metabolites | Carbohydrates | Proteins | Lipids | Nucleic Acids | Concept of Metabolism | EnzymesChapter 10: Cell Cycle and Cell DivisionCell Cycle | Mitosis | Meiosis and AmitosisChapter 11: Transport in PlantsIntroduction, Means of Transport | Plant–Water Relations (Water Potential, Osmosis, Plasmolysis, Imbibition) | Long Distance Transport of Water | Transpiration | Uptake and Transport of Mineral Nutrients | Phloem TransportChapter 12: Mineral NutritionMineral Requirements of Plants, Essential Mineral Nutrients, Criteria for Essentiality, Micro and Macronutrients | Role of Micro and Macronutrients, Deficiency Symptoms of Essential Elements, Toxicity of Micronutrients, Mechanism of Absorption of Elements, Translocation of Solutes, Soil as a Reservoir of Essential Elements | Metabolism of Nitrogen (Nitrogen Cycle, Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Nodule Formation and Fate of Ammonia)Chapter 13: Photosynthesis in Higher PlantsIntroduction, Early Experiments, Site of Photosynthesis, Photosynthetic Pigments | Light Reaction, Electron Transport, Splitting of Water, Cyclic and Non-cyclic Photo Phosphorylation, Chemiosmotic Hypothesis | Dark Reaction (Calvin Cycle, C4 Pathway, Photorespiration) | Factors Affecting Photosynthesis (Light, CO2 Concentration, Temperature and Water)Chapter 14: Respiration in PlantsIntroduction – Do Plants Breathe? | Glycolysis | Fermentation | Aerobic Respiration (TCA Cycle, ETS, Oxidative Phosphorylation) | Respiratory Balance Sheet, Amphibolic Pathway RQChapter 15: Plant Growth and DevelopmentPlant Growth, Measurement of Growth, Growth Rates, Conditions for Growth, Differentiation, Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation | Plant Growth Regulators (The Discoveries of PGR, Physiological Effect of PGK, Auxin, Gibberellin, Cytokinin, Ethylene and Abscisic Acid) | Photoperiodism, VernalisationChapter 16: Digestion and AbsorptionDigestive System, Digestive Glands | Digestion of Food, Absorption of Digested Products, Assimilation and Defaecation | Disorders of the Digestive SystemChapter 17: Breathing and Exchange of GasesRespiratory Organs, Human Respiratory System, Mechanism of Breathing | Respiratory Volume and Capacity, Exchange of Gases, Transport of GasesChapter 18: Body Fluids and their CirculationBody Fluids | Human Circulatory System | Blood Vessels, Circulation through Special Regions, Disorders of the Circulatory SystemChapter 19: Excretory Products and their EliminationModes of Excretion | Human Excretory System | Urine Formation, Function of Tubules, Regulation of Kidney Function | Disorders of the Excretory System, Accessory Excretory Organs, Artificial KidneyChapter 20: Locomotion and MovementTypes of Muscles, Mechanism of Muscle Contraction | Axial and Appendicular SkeletonChapter 21: Neural Control and CoordinationNeurons, Nerve Impulse | Neural System (Central Nervous System, Peripheral Nervous System and Autonomic Nervous System) | Sensory Reception and ProcessingChapter 22: Chemical Control and IntegrationEndocrine Glands and Hormones, Hormone Action | Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland | Thyroid Gland, Parathyroid Gland | Adrenal Gland, Pineal Gland, Thymus | Pancreas | Testis, Ovary and Hormones of the Heart, Kidneys and Gastrointestinal Tract
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