Biology- Important One Liners

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1-Pituitary gland is known as master gland in man

2-Neuron is the smallest structural and functional unit of nervous system

3- Nephron is the smallest functional unit of the kidney

4-The biogas used for cooking is a mixture of  Methane & Carbondioxide

5-The most serious air pollutant causing health hazard is Sulphur dioxide

6-The longest and largest bone in the human body is Femur

7-Jatropha Curcas plant yeilds biodiesel or biofuel.

8-Xerophthalmia is a disease caused by lack of Vitamin A

9-Calcium Phosphate salt is found in bone in largest amount.

10-Turpentine oil is obtained from Pinus

11-The filtering of blood through an artificial kidney is called Dialysis

12- Alexander Fleming invented penicillin

13- Hydra animal have no blood but they respire.

14-Sand Fly insect spreads kala-azar.

15- Vitamin K is essential for the coagulation of blood

16- Genes are made by Polynucleotide

17-The compound used in anti-malarial drug is Chloroquine

18-High Blood pressure is known as ‘silent killer’.

19-Phloem is responsible for transport of food and other substances in plants

20-Jonas Salk discovered oral polio vaccine

21-Lysosome is known as ‘Suicidal bags of cell’

22-Mitosis is responsible for the process of cell division

23-First vaccine produced by bio-technology was used against Hepatitis-B virus

24-Animals store glucose in the form of Glycogen

25-The plants, which grow under water stress conditions are called Xerophytes

26-Alcoholic drink contains Ethyl Alcohol

27-Zinc metal is present in Insulin

28-Most of the red, blue and purple colours of plants are due to a pigment called Anthocyanin

29-BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerine) is injected to get immunity from Tuberculosis

30-Ascariasis is caused by Round Worm

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