Epidural anesthesia: A safe option for cesarean section in parturient with severe pulmonary hypertension

Epidural anesthesia: A safe option for cesarean section in parturient with severe pulmonary hypertension

Sreyashi Sen, Sourav Chatterjee, Pinaki Mazumder, Sudakshina MukherjiDepartment of Anaesthesiology, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.184708 ABSTRACT Rheumatic heart disease is the most common cardiac disease complicating pregnancy in developing countries. Heart disease accounts for 15% pregnancy-related mortality. In the presence…

Schwannoma of floor of the mouth

Schwannoma of floor of the mouth

N. S. C. Charles, V Ramesh, PD Balamurali, Simranjit SinghDepartment of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.116993 ABSTRACT Schwannoma is an intraoral rare, benign neoplasm arising from and consisting solely of Schwann cells. Its…

Evaluation of Postoperative Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Abdominal Surgery: A Comparative Study

Evaluation of Postoperative Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Abdominal Surgery: A Comparative Study

Priya Sharma, Trilok chand, Arpita Saxena, Rajeev Bansal, Apurva Mittal, Uma ShrivastavaDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, S. N. Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.107286 ABSTRACT Background: The transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block is an effective method of providing postoperative analgesia…

In silico analysis of hemagglutinin, neuraminidase, and matrix protein- A comparative study on different strains of H5n1 virus

In silico analysis of hemagglutinin, neuraminidase, and matrix protein- A comparative study on different strains of H5n1 virus

Subhomoi BorkotokyCentre for bioinformatics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India. ABSTRACT Pandemic influenza virus has its origins in avian influenza viruses. The highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 is already panzootic in poultry, with attendant economic consequences. It continues to cross species barriers…

Isozyme specific changes in antithrombin structure forms the basis of its improved heparin binding for anticoagulant activity

Isozyme specific changes in antithrombin structure forms the basis of its improved heparin binding for anticoagulant activity

Poonam Singh, Khushboo Singh, Mohamad Aman JairajpuriProtein Conformation and Enzymology Lab, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025, India. ABSTRACT Antithrombin III (ATIII) is the main inhibitor of the coagulation proteases like factor Xa and thrombin. Anticoagulant activity of ATIII is…

Protein-protein docking of serine proteinase of nematodes with plant proteinase inhibitors

Protein-protein docking of serine proteinase of nematodes with plant proteinase inhibitors

C.V.S. Siva Prasad, Saurabh Gupta, MD TiwariDepartment of Bioinformatics, Applied Science Division & IRCB, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad-21012, India. ABSTRACT Root-knot nematodes are plant-parasitic nematodes on horticultural and agricultural crops; they cause damage on root of the plant. Generally the…

Designing specific inhibitor against human kallikrein 6

Designing specific inhibitor against human kallikrein 6

Shaikh Uzma Jamal1, Manoj Kumar2, Md. Imtaiyaz Hassan3, Punit Kaur21Department of Computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi 110025, India.2Department of Biophysics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India.3Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia,…

Constructing biological networks using fuzzy models: A case study of the Lac Operon Network

Constructing biological networks using fuzzy models: A case study of the Lac Operon Network

Raed I HamedInformation Systems Department, College of Computer, University of Anbar, Al-Anbar, Iraq. ABSTRACT In this paper Petri net models are used as a formal framework for the specification and simulation of biological networks. Current approaches in modeling dynamic biological systems often…

Prediction of unfolding rates of two-state proteins based on long-range order

Prediction of unfolding rates of two-state proteins based on long-range order

B Harihar, S SelvarajDepartment of Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India. ABSTRACT In the past decade many approaches have been proposed for the prediction of folding rates. The long-range order proposed by Gromiha and Selvaraj, 2001 1 is one of the successful topological descriptor…