Connecting And Missing Links Of Biological World

 

Link

Between the groups

Actinomvcetes

Bacteria and Furigi

Archaeopteryx

Birds and Reptiles

Balanoglossus

Chordates and nonchordates

Chimaera (rat or rabbit fish)

Bony and Cartilaginous fishes

Club moss

Bryophytes and Pteridophytes

Cycas

Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms

Gnetum

Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

Neopilina

Annelida and Mollusca

Ornithorhynchus

Reptiles and Mammals

Peripatus (Walking worm)

Annelida and Arthropoda

Protopterus (Lungfish).

Pisces and Amphibia

Rickettsia

Virus and Bacteria

Virus

Living and non-living

Common Abbreviations in Biology

ABA

Abscisic add

ACTH

Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone

ADH

Antidiuretic Hormone

AIDS

Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome

ATP

Adenosine triphosphate

ATPase

Adenosine triphosphatase

BCG

Bacille Calmette-Guerin

BMR

Basal Metabolic Rate

BOD

Biological Oxygen Demand'

2, 4-D

2, 4-Dichlor?phenoxy acetic acid

DDT

Dichloro diphenyl trichloroethane

DLC

Differential Leucocyte' Count

ECG

Electrocardiogram

EDTA

Ethylenediamine tetra acetic acid

ELISA

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

FAD

Flavin adenine dinucleotide

FADH

Reduced Flavin adenine dinucleotide

FMN

Flavin mononucleotide

GDP'

Guanosine diphosphate

GLC

Gas- Liquid Chromatography

Hfr

High frequency recombination cell

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HMP

Hexose Monophosphate Pathway

IAA

Indole Acetic Acid

IMI

Intramuscular Injection

LH

Luteinizing Hormone

LSD

Lysergic acid Diethylamide

NAA

Naphthalene Acetic Acid             

NADP

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate

NOR

Nucleolar organising region

OPV

Oral Polio vaccine

P680

Reaction centre of Photosystem II

P700

Reaction centre of Photosystem I

PEP

Phospho enol pyruvate

PFR

Phytochrome far red

PR

Phytochrome red

RBC

Red blood corpuscles

RUBP

Ribulose bishosphate

Rubisco

Ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase oxygenase

TLC

Thin Layer

Chromatography or

Total Leucocyte Count

TMV

Tobacco mosaic virus

UTP

Uridine triphosphate

WBC

White blood corpuscles

Tallest

Angiosperm

Eucalyptus (Australian species, 114m)

Animal

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Gymnosperm

Sequoia semperuirens (111.25 m)

Monocot Plant

Date palm (Phoenix dactyliferal

Smallest/Shortes

Angiospermic flower

Wolffia (1.1 mm)

Angiospermic plant

Lemna (Duckweed)

Ape

Gibbon

Bone in man

Ear ossicle Stapes (2.6-3.4mm)

Bird

Humming bird of Cuba, (helenae)

Cell

PPLO

Cell of vertebrate

Squamous epithelium

Endocrine gland

Pituitary

Gymnosperm

Zamia pygmea

Invertebrate Major Phyla

Porifera

Number of animal

Ascaris (2) chromosome              

Number of plant

Haplopappus gracilis

chromosome

(2n = 4)

Pollen grain

Orchid

Pteridophyta

Azolla

Longest 

Bone of man 

Femur

Cell

Neuron

Creeper (Plant)

Elephant creeper (Eniada pursaethai)

Leaf

Raphia uinifera (30-50 ft)

Largest/Biggest/Heaviest

Alga

Maerocystis macrocarpa (Brown alga, Kelp 60 m)

Amphibian

Cryptobranehus

Antherozoid

Cyeas circinalis

Archegonium

Bryophyte (Moss)

Biome (richest in terms of

Tropical rain forest plant species)

Bird sanctuary

Bharatpur

Class (of plantae)

Angiosperms

Coral reef in world

Great barrier reef of North East Coast of Australia (2 × 103 kms.)

Exocrine gland

Liver

Flower

Rafflesia arnoldi

Largest Forest area in India

Madhya Pradesh

Number of Animal

Aulocantha

chromosomes

(Radiolarian; 2n = 1600)

Number of Plant

Ophioglossum

chromosomes

(pteridophyte, Adler'stongue, 2n=1262)

Plant cell

Acetabularia (green alga).

Pollen grain in Angiosperms

Mirabilis

Primate

Gorilla'

Phylum (of Animals)

Arthropoda

Important Dates

Antileprosy day

30th January

Blood Donation day

1st October

Doctor's day

1st July

Human Rights day

10th December

International day of  Biodiversity

29th December

International Thalassaemia day & World

8th May

Red.

Cross day

Kisan Divas

23rd December

National Pollution Prevention day

2rtd December

Van Mahotsava (Festival of tree Plantation)

1st week of February and  July

Vigyan Divas

28 February'

World AIDS day

1st December   

World Conservation day

3rd December

World Earth day'

22nd April

World Environment day

5th June

World' Forest day

21st March

World Health day

7th April

World Literacy day

8th September

World Ozone day

16th September

World Population day

11th July

World Wild Life Week

1st Monday of October.

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