Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 0- Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - Cell Structure

    • How we are going to cover chapter one

    • Subtopic 1.1 - The microscope in cell studies ( Sub divisions)

    • 1.1 - (a) Cell and its types

    • 1.1 - (b) Cell Microscopy, Magnification & Resolution

    • 1.1 - (c) How to measure cells and How to calculate magnification?

    • 1.1 - (d) Electromagnetic Spectrum

    • 1.1 - (e) Electron Microscopy

    • 1.1 - (f) Comparison of animal and plant cell with respect to Microscopy

    • Subtopic 1.2 - Cells as the basic unit of living organisms (Sub divisions)

    • 1.2 - (a) Cell's Organelles and Difference & similarities between animal and plant cell

    • 1.2 - (b) Lysosomes

    • 1.2 - (c) Function of mitochondria and Role of ATP

    • 1.2 - (d) Micro tubules, Cilia & Flagella

    • 1.2 - (e) Bacteria & Viruses

    • 1.2 - (f) Specialised cells , tissues and organs

    • Revision

    • Paper Guide

  • 3

    Chapter 2 - Biological Molecules

    • How we are going to complete chapter 2 : Biological Molecules

    • Subtopic 2.1 - Carbohydrates and Lipids (Sub division)

    • 2.1 (a) - Biochemistry

    • 2.1 (b) - Monomers, polymers and macromolecules

    • 2.1 (c) - Monosaccharides

    • 2.1 (d) - Disaccharides

    • 2.1 (e) - Polysaccharides

    • 2.1 (f) Lipids __ Fatty acids and Ester Bond

    • 2.1 (g) Lipids __ Triglycerides and phospholipids

    • Subtopic 2.2 - Proteins and Water (Sub division)

    • 2.2 (a) - Proteins and its structure __ Part 1 : Proteins and Amino acids

    • 2.2 (a) - Proteins and its structure __ Part 2 : Primary and secondary structure

    • 2.2 (a) - Proteins and its structure __ Part 3 : Tertiary and Quaternary structure

    • 2.2 (b) - Globular and fibrous proteins

    • 2.2 (c) - Hydrogen bonding and Water

    • Revision and Paper Guide

  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Enzymes

    • How we are going to complete chapter 3 : Enzymes

    • Subtopic 3.1 - Mode of action of enzymes (Sub division)

    • 3.1 (a) - Enzymes are globular proteins

    • 3.1 (b) - Lock and key hypothesis

    • 3.1 (c) - Induced fit Hypothesis

    • 3.1 (d) - Measure the rate of formation of products

    • 3.1 (d) - Part 2 : Measure the rate of disappearance of substrate

    • Subtopic 3.2 - Factors that (Sub division)

    • Subtopic 3.2 - Factors that affect enzyme action (Sub division)

    • 3.2 (a) - Part 1 : Effect of temperature

    • 3.2 (a) - Part 2 : Effect of pH

    • 3.2 (a) - Part 3 : Enzyme and Substrate concentration effect

    • 3.2 (b) - Comparing enzyme affinities

    • 3.2 (c) - Enzyme Inhibition

    • 3.2 (d) - Immobilising Enzymes

    • Notes

  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Cell membranes and transport

    • Chapter 4 : Sub division

    • 4.1 : Fluid Mosaic Model - (a) : Phospholipids

    • 4.1 : (b) - About Fluid Mosaic Model

    • 4.1 : (c) - Roles of molecules found in membranes

    • 4.1 : (d) - Cell Signalling (part 1)

    • 4.1 : (d) - Cell Signalling (part 2)

    • 4.2 : Movement of substances into and out of cells - (a) : Diffusion ( Part - 1 )

    • 4.2 : (a) : Diffusion ( Part - 2 )

    • 4.2 : (b) : Facilitated Diffusion

    • 4.2 : (c) - Osmosis ( Part - 1 )

    • 4.2 : (c) - Osmosis ( Part 2 )

    • 4.2 : (d) - Active transport

    • 4.2 : (e) - Endocytosis and Exocytosis

    • Notes

  • 6

    Chapter 5 - The mitotic cell cycle

    • chapter 5 : Sub division

    • a: Chromosomes and its strucutre

    • b: Cell cycle – Mitotic cell cycle

    • c: Behaviour of chromosomes in plant and animal cells during the mitotic cell cycle and the associated behaviour of the nuclear envelope, cell surface membrane and the spindle (names of the main stages of mitosis are expected)

    • d: Importance of mitosis

    • e: Significance of telomeres

    • f: Significance of stem cells

    • g: Cancer

    • Notes

  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Nucleic acids and protein synthesis

    • chapter 6 : Sub division

    • 6.1 - Structure and replication of DNA: (a) - Structure of nucleotides

    • 6.1 - Structure and replication of DNA: (b) - Structure of ATP

  • 8

    Live session

    • First Live session 7-10-2020

    • Second Live session 21-10-2020

  • 9

    Course Schedule

    • Schedule

  • 10

    Updates

    • Update 1 - (16 - December - 2020)