Cell Structure and Function (Weightage 7%)  

Topics from Cell Structure and Function

  • Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life (14 concepts)
  • Endomembrane system-endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, lysosomes, vacuoles; mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, micro bodies (5 concepts)
  • Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell (41 concepts)
  • Nucleus-nuclear membrane, chromatin, nucleolus. (4 concepts)
  • Cell envelope, cell membrane, cell wall (32 concepts)
  • Chemical constituents of living cells: Biomolecules-structure and function of proteins, carbodydrates, lipids, nucleic acids (46 concepts)
  • Cell organelles-structure and function (7 concepts)
  • B Cell division: Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis and their significance. (33 concepts)
  • Plant cell and animal cell (3 concepts)
  • Enzymes-types, properties, enzyme action (30 concepts)
  • Cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles (ultra structure and function) (4 concepts)
  • Cell: The Unit of Life (25 concepts)
  • Biomolecules (29 concepts)
  • Cell Cycle and Cell Division (13 concepts)

Important Books for Cell Structure and Function

  • Cell Structure and Function Book