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Burden of malaria in India: retrospective and prospective view.
In India, nine Anopheline vectors are involved in transmitting malaria in diverse geo-ecological paradigms. About 2 million confirmed malaria cases and 1,000 deaths are reported annually, although 15Expand
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Traditional uses of medicinal plants among the rural communities of Churu district in the Thar Desert, India.
The traditional uses of medicinal plants in healthcare practices are providing clues to new areas of research; hence its importance is now well recognized. However, information on the uses ofExpand
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Effects on rice plant morphology and physiology of water and associated management practices of the system of rice intensification and their implications for crop performance
Field experiments were conducted in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, during the dry season (January–May) in 2008 and 2009 to investigate whether practices of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI),Expand
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Plasmodium falciparum Isolates in India Exhibit a Progressive Increase in Mutations Associated with Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Resistance
ABSTRACT The combination of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) is used as a second line of therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Resistance to SPExpand
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Influence of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Fungi and Salinity on Seedling Growth, Solute Accumulation, and Mycorrhizal Dependency of Jatropha curcas L.
Production of Jatropha curcas as a biodiesel feedstock on marginal lands is growing rapidly. Biomass production on these lands is limited. Hence, the objective of this study was to evaluate theExpand
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Piperine, a Phytochemical Potentiator of Ciprofloxacin against Staphylococcus aureus
ABSTRACT Piperine, a trans-trans isomer of 1-piperoyl-piperidine, in combination with ciprofloxacin markedly reduced the MICs and mutation prevention concentration of ciprofloxacin for StaphylococcusExpand
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Thiol reductive stress induces cellulose-anchored biofilm formation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) forms biofilms harbouring antibiotic-tolerant bacilli in vitro, but the factors that induce biofilm formation and the nature of the extracellular material that holdsExpand
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Does antibody to mycobacterial antigens, including lipoarabinomannan, limit dissemination in childhood tuberculosis?
Serum immunoglobulin (Ig) G responses to a variety of mycobacterial antigens were measured in children from the UK, in children with tuberculosis from Hyderabad, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh,Expand
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Probiotics, their health benefits and applications for developing healthier foods: a review.
In the industrialized world, functional foods have become a part of an everyday diet and are demonstrated to offer potential health benefits beyond the widely accepted nutritional effects. Currently,Expand
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PLA2R antibodies, glomerular PLA2R deposits and variations in PLA2R1 and HLA-DQA1 genes in primary membranous nephropathy in South Asians.
BACKGROUND Antibodies to M-type phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) correlate with clinical activity of primary membranous nephropathy (PMN). Risk alleles in PLA2R1 and HLA-DQA1 genes are associatedExpand
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