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Relationship between the standard penetration test and the pressuremeter test on sandy silty clays: a case study from Denizli
The standard penetration test (SPT) is the in situ test most commonly used to investigate the properties of silt, clay, sand and fine gravel. The Menard pressuremeter test (PMT) can be utilized toExpand
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The specificity of the binding site of AchatininH, a sialic acid-binding lectin from Achatina fulica.
A sialic acid-binding lectin, AchatininH (ATNH), having unique specificity towards 9-O-acetylneuraminic acid, has been purified and characterized. The specificity of this lectin for O-acetylsialicExpand
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Mechanism of erythrocyte death in human population exposed to arsenic through drinking water.
Arsenic contamination in drinking water is one of the biggest natural calamities, which has become an imperative threat to human health throughout the world. Abbreviation of erythrocyte lifespanExpand
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A record of foraminiferal assemblage in tsunami sediments along Nagappattinam coast, Tamil Nadu
CURRENT SC IENCE, VOL. 89, NO. 11, 10 DECEMBER 2005 1947 *For correspondence. (e -mai l: geonag@annauniv.edu) 1. Sternberg, H. O. R., Vales tectonicas na planicie amazonicas? Res. Bras. Geogr .,Expand
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Quercetin interferes with iron metabolism in Leishmania donovani and targets ribonucleotide reductase to exert leishmanicidal activity.
OBJECTIVES The possibility of developing antileishmanial drugs was evaluated by intervention in the parasite's iron metabolism, utilizing quercetin (Qr) under in vivo conditions, and identifying theExpand
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Superoxide anion mediated mitochondrial dysfunction leads to hepatocyte apoptosis preferentially in the periportal region during copper toxicity in rats.
Chronic exposure to copper induces hepatocellular apoptosis with greater injury in the periportal region compared to the perivenous region. Here we have identified the factors responsible for theExpand
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Atorvastatin acts synergistically with N-acetyl cysteine to provide therapeutic advantage against Fas-activated erythrocyte apoptosis during chronic arsenic exposure in rats.
Arsenic is an environmental toxicant that reduces the lifespan of circulating erythrocytes during chronic exposure. Our previous studies had indicated involvement of hypercholesterolemia and reactiveExpand
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Interaction of ascorbate and alpha-tocopherol enhances antioxidant reserve of erythrocytes during anemia in visceral leishmaniasis.
Visceral leishmaniasis (V.L.) is associated with enhanced lipid peroxidation along with impaired function of antioxidant defense system in erythrocytes. The effect of chronic treatment with ascorbateExpand
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Role of sulfhydryl groups in band 3 in the inhibition of phosphate transport across erythrocyte membrane in visceral leishmaniasis.
Membrane destabilization in erythrocytes plays an important role in the premature hemolysis and development of anemia during visceral leishmaniasis (VL). Marked degradation of the anion channelExpand
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A comparative study on the dissipation and microbial metabolism of organophosphate and carbamate insecticides in orchaqualf and fluvaquent soils of West Bengal.
An experiment has been conducted under laboratory conditions to investigate the effect of phorate (an organophosphate insecticide) and carbofuran (a carbamate insecticide) at their recommended fieldExpand
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