U G Syllbus

 First Year B.V.Sc& A.H.
 
Semester I: VPB 112 (General Veterinary Biochemistry)
Credit Hours: 1 + 1 = 2
Tentative lecture schedule
Lecture
No.
Topic
1 & 2
Scope and importance of biochemistry. Buffer system and pH. Dissociation of and Henderson – Hasselbalch equation
3 & 4
Structure of cell membranes and transport across cell membranes. Donnan membrane equilibrium
Biochemistry of carbohydrates: Biological significance (structure and properties) of:
5
Monosaccharides (ribose, glucose, fructose, galactose, mannose and amino sugars)
6
Disaccharides (maltose, isomaltose, lactose, sucrose and cellobiose
7
Polysaccharides (starch, dextrins, dextrans, glycogen, cellulose, inulin, chitin)
8
Mucopolysaccharides including bacterial cell wall polysaccharides
Biochemistry of lipids:
9 & 10
Properties (structure) and biological significance of simple, compound and derived lipids and lipoproteins
11
Structure and functions of prostaglandins. Chemistry of bile and bile salts
12
Amino acids: Classification and structure of neutral basic and acidic amino acids
13
Properties of amino acids: amphoteric nature, optical activity and peptide bond formation
14
Structure properties, biological significance and chemical reactions of proteins
Biochemistry of nucleic acids
15
Chemistry of purines and pyrimidines, nucleosides and nucleotides. Biological significance of nucleosides and nucleotides
16
Structures and functions of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and a typical ribonucleic acid
 
First Year B.V.Sc& A.H.
Semester II: VPB 122 (Veterinary Intermediary Metabolism)
Credit Hours: 2 + 1 = 3
Tentative lecture schedule
Lecture
No.
Topic
1 & 2
Enzymes: Definition, classification and EC numbering of enzymes. Coenzymes, cofactors &isoenzymes. Enzyme units: International units, katal, turnover number & specific activity.
3 & 4
Properties: Protein nature, Enzyme-substrate complex formation, Modern concept of enzyme specificity of enzyme action: substrate specificity, Group specificity, stereo specificity, optical specificity.
5
Factors influencing enzyme action: Effects of temperature, pH, concentration of substrate and enzyme; Enzyme inhibition: Competitive, non competitive, uncompetitive and suicidal inhibition allosteric enzymes.
6 & 7
Biological Oxidation: Enzymes and coenzyrnes involved in oxidation and reduction viz. Oxidoreductase, Oxidases, oxygenases, dehydrogenases, Hydroperoxidases& cytochromes.
8 & 9
Respiratory chain / electron transport chain, oxidative phosphorylation, inhibitors, uncouplers and other factors influencing electron transport chain
Carbohydrate metabolism along with bioenergetics:
10
Glycolysis
11
Kreb’s cycle along with energetics
12
Glyoxilate cycle, HIVIP shunt. Gluconeogenesis
13
Cori cycle, Glycogenesis, Glycogenolysis
14
Hormonal control of carbohydrate metabolism & regulation of blood sugar.
Lipid metabolism with bioenergetics:
15
Beta oxidation of fatty acid, Ketone body formation
16
Biosynthesis of fatty acids. Triacylglycerol metabolism
17
Phospholipids & lipoprotein metabolism
Protein metabolism:
18
Biosynthesis of proteins
19
Degradation of protein: deamination, transamination & decarboxylation of amino acids
20
Ammonia transport and urea cycle.
21 & 22
Nucleic acids: Metabolism of purines and pyrimidines
23
DNA & RNA biosynthesis
24
Integration of metabolism
25
Metabolic functions of macro nutrients
26
Metabolic functions of micro nutrients
Metabolic functions of lipid soluble vitamins:
27
Metabolic functions of Vitamin A & E
28
Metabolic functions of Vitamin D & K
Metabolic functions of water soluble vitamins:
29
Vitamin C
30
Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin & Pyridoxine,
31
Pantothenic acid, Folic acid & Cynocobalamin.
32
Use of isotope in metabolic studies.
 
Third Year B.V.Sc& A.H.
Semester VI: VPB-321 Animal Biotechnology Credit Hours: 2 + 1 = 3
Tentative lecture schedule
Lecture
No.
Topic
Endocrinology
1
Definitions, basic concepts and scope of animal biotechnology.
2 & 3
Recombinant DNA technology: Principles, procedures and applications
4 & 5 (Micro)
Gene cloning, vectors and expression vectors. New generation vaccines:
subunit, recombinant and recombinant vectored vaccines
6
Animal tissue culture: Principles, procedure and application
7 & 8
Transformation and cell lines: Principles, procedure and application
9
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and its application in molecular diagnosis. DNA probes, nucleic acid hybridization
10 & 11
Transfection, Transgenic animal and biopharming
12 & 13
Construction of genomic library and cDNA library
14 & 15
DNA sequencing – genome, sequencing and mapping
16
Marker assisted selection and gene banking
17
Nutritional biotechnology including bioconversion of lignocellulose, genetic manipulation of microbes for improved feed utilization and health
18 & 19
Principles of transfer of nucleic acids and proteins (Southern, Northern and Western blotting), DNA fingerprinting and its applications
20
Tumour markers and acute phase proteins
21
Hybridoma and monoclonal antibodies
22
Fermentation process
23
Technologies for milk, meat and leather
24 (Gyn)
Biotechnological application in animal improvements: Embryo biotechniques, in vivo embryo production, Embryo micromanipulation
25
In vitro embryo production, Embryo sexing
26
Embryo preservation, Embryo cloning
27 & 28
Ethics and regulatory issues in biotechnology, IPR, Bioinforrnatics
Fourth year B.V.Sc& A.H.
 
Semester VII
VPB-411 (0+1=1)
Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry
This course is conducted in collaboration with other clinical and Para clinical departments like Medicine, Pathology, Parasitology, Microbiology etc.
 
 
These courses come under Diagnostic Laboratory Section under TVCC
Semester VII
VCP-411 (0+5=5)
Veterinary Clinical practice
 
This course is conducted in collaboration with other clinical and Para clinical departments like Medicine, Pathology, Parasitology, Microbiology etc.
 
Semester VIII
 
VCP-421 (0+5=5)
Veterinary Clinical practice
 
    This course is conducted in collaboration with other clinical and Para clinical departments like Medicine, Pathology, Parasitology, Microbiology etc.
 
Fifth year B.V.Sc& A.H.
VCP-511(0+5=5)
Semester IX
 
Veterinary Clinical practice
 
Thiscourseis conducted in collaboration with other clinical and Para clinical departments like Medicine, Pathology, Parasitology, Microbiology etc

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