Dattatraya Venkatesh Desai

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Chemotherapy with praziquantel remains the only control measure to Schistosoma mansoni infections to date. The neuropeptide hormone somatostatin gives relief from gastrointestinal disturbances, liverpathology, and reduces egg production in S. mansoni infected mice, suggesting an interaction of somatostatin with the parasite rather(More)
The scientific community is overwhelmed by the voluminous increase in the quantum of data on biological systems, including but not limited to the immune system. Consequently, immunoinformatics databases are continually being developed to accommodate this ever increasing data and analytical tools are continually being developed to analyze the same.(More)
Abstract Interleukin-11 (IL-11) is a pleiotropic cytokine that belongs to gp130 family. It plays a significant role in the synthesis and maturation of hematopoietic cells, inhibition of adipogenesis, regulation of embryo implantation, and trophoblasts invasion. Although IL-11 signaling has been described in several biological processes, a centralized(More)
Microarray technology has come of age for use in high-throughput operations and large-scale studies. It allows rapid and simultaneous detection of thousands of parameters within a single experiment. Recent developments in the field of carbohydrate microarray technology facilitate applications for different types of protein-carbohydrate interactions. These(More)
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