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Green synthesis of manganese oxide nanoparticles for the electrochemical sensing of p-nitrophenol

Manganese oxide (MnO) NPs are widely used in contaminant sensing, drug delivery, data storage, catalysis and biomedical imaging. Green synthesis of NPs is important due to increased concern of environmental pollution. Green chemistry based synthesis of NPs is preferred due to its ecofriendly nature. In this study, MnO NPs of different sizes were synthesized in aqueous medium using ...

Location! The unanswered question in right ventricular pacing

Vineet Kumar 0 MD 0 1 0 Reprint requests: Vineet Kumar, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 930 Faculty Office Towers , 510 20th Street South, Birmingham

Immunomodulatory Effect of Gymnema sylvestre (R.Br.) Leaf Extract: An In Vitro Study in Rat Model

Gymnema sylvestre Wild R.Br (family: Asclepidaceae) is a valuable medicinal plant used in folk medicine to treat diabetes, obesity, asthma etc. in India for antiquity. Diabetes mellitus is a syndrome characterized immunologically by lymphocyte apoptosis and reduced cell-mediated and humoral immunity. Modulation of immune responses to alleviate diseases has been of interest, and ...

Nectar Robbing Positively Influences the Reproductive Success of Tecomella undulata (Bignoniaceae)

The net consequence of nectar robbing on reproductive success of plants is usually negative and the positive effect is rarely produced. We evaluated the influence of nectar robbing on the behaviour of pollinators and the reproductive success of Tecomella undulata (Bignoniaceae) in a natural population. Experimental pollinations showed that the trees were strictly self-incompatible. ...

Response surface optimization for xylanase with high volumetric productivity by indigenous alkali tolerant Aspergillus candidus under submerged cultivation

Debabrata Garai 0 Vineet Kumar 0 0 D. Garai V. Kumar (&) Biochemical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology , Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India In this

In Vitro and In Vivo Plant Growth Promoting Activities and DNA Fingerprinting of Antagonistic Endophytic Actinomycetes Associates with Medicinal Plants

Endophytic actinomycetes have shown unique plant growth promoting as well as antagonistic activity against fungal phytopathogens. In the present study forty-two endophytic actinomycetes recovered from medicinal plants were evaluated for their antagonistic potential and plant growth-promoting abilities. Twenty-two isolates which showed the inhibitory activity against at least one ...

Correction: Predicting Early Mortality in Adult Trauma Patients Admitted to Three Public University Hospitals in Urban India: A Prospective Multicentre Cohort Study

Roy Monty Khajanchi Vineet Kumar Satish Dharap Li Felländer- Tsai Max Petzold Sanjeev Bhoi Makhan Lal Saha Johan von Schreeb There is an error in Table 1. The title of the second colum contains the

Stability Analysis of Parallel Fuzzy P + Fuzzy I + Fuzzy D Control Systems

encouragement. Also, the authors would like to thank Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology for providing excellent research facilities in the Advanced Process Control Lab. Vineet Kumar received the M. Sc. degree

Development of a novel diagnostic system for a telepsychiatric application: a pilot validation study

Background A net-based, decision support system for diagnostic assessment and management of psychiatric disorders, developed as part of a telepsychiatry service, which aims to deliver mental health care to underserved population of remote areas in India is described. This paper presents the development and preliminary results of diagnostic validation of the application, intended ...

Plant Extract Synthesized PLA Nanoparticles for Controlled and Sustained Release of Quercetin: A Green Approach

Background Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles (NPs) has been extensively carried out by using plant extracts (PEs) which have property of stabilizers/ emulsifiers. To our knowledge, there is no comprehensive study on applying a green approach using PEs for fabrication of biodegradable PLA NPs. Conventional methods rely on molecules like polyvinyl alcohol, polyethylene ...

Toxoplasma gondii Is Dependent on Glutamine and Alters Migratory Profile of Infected Host Bone Marrow Derived Immune Cells through SNAT2 and CXCR4 Pathways

The obligate intracellular parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, disseminates through its host inside infected immune cells. We hypothesize that parasite nutrient requirements lead to manipulation of migratory properties of the immune cell. We demonstrate that 1) T. gondii relies on glutamine for optimal infection, replication and viability, and 2) T. gondii-infected bone marrow-derived ...

Early Hospital Mortality among Adult Trauma Patients Significantly Declined between 1998-2011: Three Single-Centre Cohorts from Mumbai, India

Background Traumatic injury causes more than five million deaths each year of which about 90% occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Hospital trauma mortality has been significantly reduced in high-income countries, but to what extent similar results have been achieved in LMIC has not been studied in detail. Here, we assessed if early hospital mortality in patients with ...

Predicting Early Mortality in Adult Trauma Patients Admitted to Three Public University Hospitals in Urban India: A Prospective Multicentre Cohort Study

:10.1371/journal.pone.0105606 Martin Gerdin Nobhojit Roy Monty Khajanchi Vineet Kumar Satish Dharap Li Fella nder-Tsai Max Petzold Sanjeev Bhoi Makhan Lal Saha Johan von Schreeb Chiara Lazzeri, Azienda

ParaPep: a web resource for experimentally validated antiparasitic peptide sequences and their structures

ParaPep is a repository of antiparasitic peptides, which provides comprehensive information related to experimentally validated antiparasitic peptide sequences and their structures. The data were collected and compiled from published research papers, patents and from various databases. The current release of ParaPep holds 863 entries among which 519 are unique peptides. In addition ...

What Are the Reasons for Poor Uptake of HIV Testing among Patients with TB in an Eastern India District?

Background National policy in India recommends HIV testing of all patients with TB. In West Bengal state, only 28% of patients with TB were tested for HIV between April-June, 2010. We conducted a cross-sectional survey to understand patient, provider and health system related factors associated with low uptake of HIV testing among patients with TB. Methods We reviewed TB and HIV ...