Ghulam Mujtaba

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A two-stage process, composed of growth under nutrient-rich conditions followed by cultivation under nitrogen starvation and controlled conditions of phosphate, light intensity, aeration, and carbon sources was applied for lipid production by the green alga Chlorella vulgaris. Using conditions without addition of nitrogen, 2mg/L PO(4)-P, light intensity of(More)
Crohn's disease (CD) is an idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease which can involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract. It frequently involves the ileum, colon and the anorectum. Although rare, acute pancreatitis as a complication of CD involving the duodenum has been described in the literature. We describe a 37-year-old male with CD presenting with(More)
Nowadays, the banking sector is increasingly relying on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in order to provide services to its customers. Although thousands of ATMs exist across many banks and different locations, the GUI and content of a typical ATM interface remains, more or less, the same. For instance, any ATM provides typical options for withdrawal,(More)
Mutations of GJB2, which encodes connexin 26, are the most common cause of hereditary hearing loss in many human populations. This study was initiated to determine the prevalence of GJB2 mutations in individuals with hearing loss from the Hazara Division in Pakistan. We recruited 70 participants with nonsyndromic deafness segregating as an apparently(More)
Mutations in PJVK, encoding Pejvakin, cause autosomal recessive nonsyndromic hearing loss in humans at the DFNB59 locus on chromosome 2q31.2. Pejvakin is involved in generating auditory and neural signals in the inner ear. We have identified a consanguineous Pakistani family segregating sensorineural progressive hearing loss as a recessive trait, consistent(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is endemic in certain areas of Pakistan. This study was carried out to determine the incidence and clinical pattern of the disease in Pakistan. METHODS CL patients presenting in the out-patient clinic of the Department of Dermatology, Nishtar Hospital, Multan from January 1995 to June 1997 were included in the(More)
A case of a biliopleural fistula with a biloma occurring after superselective hepatic transarterial chemoembolization ablation of a metastatic hepatic carcinoid is described. The presentation was complicated by choledocholithiasis. The biloma was successfully treated with endoscopic drainage.