Kalpana N. Reddy

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Glucose effectiveness is impaired in type 2 diabetes. We hypothesize that chronic hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia contribute importantly to this defect. To test this hypothesis, we compared the effect of acute hyperglycemia on glucose turnover in type 2 diabetic subjects in good control (GC) (n = 14, age 51.7 +/- 3.7 years, BMI 28.4 +/- 1.0 kg/ m(2),(More)
The amenability and reproducibility of a tissue culture-independent Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation strategy was analyzed in field bean and the stability of the transgenes was examined. The protocol involves in planta inoculation of embryo axes of germinating seeds and allowing them to grow into seedlings ex vitro. Transformants were(More)
Abelmoschus esculentus (okra) is one of the polysaccharide rich crop plants. The polysaccharides interfere with nucleic acids and protein isolation thereby affecting the downstream molecular analysis. So, to understand the molecular systematics of okra, high quality DNA, RNA and proteins are essential. In this study we present a method for extracting(More)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. (Kuberaksha) is an Ayurvedic herb used in the management of malaria, liver disorders, worms, edematous conditions, etc. Based on classical Ayurvedic textual indications and recent pharmacological studies, its leaf powder was selected for studying its effect clinically on filaria. Before conducting the clinical trails, this leaf(More)
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