ISBN: 978-81-7319-839-7 Publication Year: 2007
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 650
About the book
Reproductive Biology provides a complete and an integrated approach to the study of essentials of mammalian reproduction including humans. It covers both introductory and fundamental aspects of developmental, genetical, anatomical, hormonal, physiological, biochemical and family welfare related knowledge of reproductive biology. The text in the book is well supported by tables and figures.
The book is based on the thirty five years long experience of the author of teaching undergraduate and post graduate students is aimed to provide a firm foundation to postgraduates and researchers.
Table of Contents
Preface / Section I: Introduction to Endocrinology – Basic Concepts of Endocrinology / Hormones / The Hypothalamus / The Pituitary / Sex Steroids / Prostaglandins / Hormone Action / Section II: Biology of Reproduction – Development of Genital System / Biology of Sex / Germ Cells and Gamete Formation / Puberty, Adolescence, and Menopause / Male Reproductive System / Physiology of Male Reproduction / Female Reproductive System / Reproductive Cycles / Ovulation and Fertilization / Implantation and Pregnancy / Parturition and Lactation / Section III: Reproductive Health and Human Welfare – Aids / Cancer and Hormones / Infertility / Assisted Reproductive Technologies / Family Planning / Demography / Section IV: Animal Husbandry – Breeding in Cattle / Nutrition and Reproduction / Poultry / Acronyms / Glossary / Index.
Undergraduate Students of Life Sciences, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biomedical, Physiology, Medicine, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and Veterinary sciences