Zoology

Cytoplasmic Inheritance

Cytoplasmic inheritance also refers to Maternal inheritance or Maternal effect. In the cytoplasm, autonomous organelles are present like mitochondria and plastids which are having their own genetic material. Mitochondria is present in both animal and plant cell whereas plastids only found in the plant cell. The gamete which contributes the cytoplasm is the female gamete …

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Difference Between Spermatogenesis and Oogenesis

The difference between spermatogenesis and oogenesis is mainly due to the following factors like: Process Occurrence Product form after gametogenesis Process: The process of spermatogenesis and oogenesis is different where one produces ‘Sperms‘ from a ‘Spermatogonium‘ and the other produces ‘Ovum‘ from an ‘Oogonium‘. Occurrence: Spermatogenesis occurs inside the seminiferous tubules of a testis whereas …

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Difference Between Voluntary and Involuntary Muscle

The difference between voluntary and involuntary muscle is mainly due to their functional property. In a voluntary muscle, the functioning is not automatic control by the somatic nervous system and is in our control. The functioning of an involuntary muscle is automatic which is controlled by the automatic nervous system and not in our control. …

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Muscular Tissue

Muscular Tissue is the type of tissue that is present in the group metazoans, for the movement and locomotion. Metazoans are the multicellular organisms belongs to the kingdom Animalia whose cells differentiates to form tissues and organ. Muscular tissue provides mobility to the body organs of the organism. Muscle tissues are of three types namely striated, …

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