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Pathogenesis-related proteins and peptides as promising tools for engineering plants with multiple stress tolerance.
Pathogenesis-related (PR) proteins and antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are a group of diverse molecules that are induced by phytopathogens as well as defense related signaling molecules. They are theExpand
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Genetic Testing of Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young Current Status and Future Perspectives
Diabetes is a global epidemic problem growing exponentially in Asian countries posing a serious threat. Among diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is a heterogeneous group ofExpand
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Polymorphic variation in glutathione-S-transferase genes and risk of chronic myeloid leukaemia in the Kashmiri population.
Cancer is a complex disease and the genetic susceptibility to it could be an outcome of the inherited difference in the capacity of xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes. Glutathione-S-transferases (GSTs)Expand
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Phytochemical screening of Prunella vulgaris l. - an important medicinal plant of Kashmir.
Kashmiri medicinal plant (Prunella vulgaris) was analyzed for its chemical composition and amount of bioactive constituents. The results showed that the herb contains on an average alkaloid (1120 mgExpand
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Essential Oil Composition of Nepeta raphanorhiza Benth growing in Kashmir valley
The essential oil composition of the aerial parts of Nepeta raphanorhiza is reported for the first time. Capillary GC-FID & GC-MS analysis of the essential oil led to the identification of 16Expand
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Association of a VDR gene polymorphism with risk of colorectal cancer in Kashmir.
Roles of the vitamin D receptor in etiology of cancers, including colorectal cancer, have been repeatedly stressed in different parts of the world. A case control study aimed to evaluate theExpand
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Carbonic Anhydrase: Mechanism, Structure and Importance in Higher Plants
Carbonic anhydrase, a zinc-containing metalloenzyme, is an essential enzyme for photosynthesis because of its property to convert CO2 to HCO3- reversibly. Besides its role in carboxylation, it playsExpand
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Phytochemical studies on the extract and essential oils of Artemisia dracunculus L. (Tarragon)
Artemisia dracunculus L. (Tarragon) is a species of flowering plant within the family Asteraceae, commonly used as a dietary seasoning. During the present study, the plant was collected from IndianExpand
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Chemical composition, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of the leaf essential oil of Juglans regia L. and its constituents.
The essential oil from the leaves of Juglans regia L. (Juglandaceae) growing wild in Kashmir (India) was obtained by hydrodistillation and analysed by a combination of capillary GC-FID and GC-MS. AExpand
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Fish antimicrobial peptides (AMP's) as essential and promising molecular therapeutic agents: A review.
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are generally considered as an essential component of innate immunity, thereby providing the first line of defense against wide range of pathogens. In addition, they canExpand
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