Kanapuram Rudrama Devi

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The genotoxicological effects in 200 lead acid storage battery recycling and manufacturing industry workers in Hyderabad along with matched 200 controls were studied. The genetic damage was determined by comet, micronucleus (MN), and chromosomal aberration (CA) test in peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL). The MN test was also carried out in buccal epithelial(More)
Cyclophosphamide (CP) is a commonly used chemotherapeutic and immunosuppressive agent which is used in the treatment of wide range of cancers and autoimmune diseases. Besides that it is a well known carcinogen. In this study by using chromosomal aberrations (CA) and sister chromatid exchanges (SCE) assays method, the modulatory effects exerted by the(More)
The pattern of malignant lymphoma (ML) in the Middle East has not been well documented and constitutes a lacuna in the epidemiology of this disease. This preliminary report describes a retrospective study of 46 native Omanis who, at the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital and the Royal Hospital, Sultanate of Oman, were diagnosed in 1990 as having ML. Of the(More)
The histological and histochemical aspects of the integument have been described and discussed during the intermoult period of Ocypoda platytarsis. Histological observations revealed that the cuticle comprises of four layers namely epicuticle, exocuticle, endocuticle and membranous layers. Various types of cells in the subepidermal tissue have also been(More)
Hexavalent chromium has been reported to be as potent carcinogen mutagen, teratogen. It is used in metallurgical, tanning leather industries etc., It is very important to reduce its toxicity. In the present study, the animals were grouped as I – IV. In group-I animals treated only normal saline, Group – II received 60 mg/kg of chromium IV once in week for(More)
Renal involvement in 13 non-lepromatous and 17 lepromatous leprosy patients were assessed by routine urinalysis, detailed biochemical analysis of blood and urine and by renal histopathological studies and compared with 10 normal healthy controls. The presence of RBC and pus cells were detected in the urinary deposit of only one lepromatous leprosy patient(More)
The investigation was carried out in the peripheral lymphocytes of industrial painters who were exposed to dust and fumes of lead-based paints. Samples of peripheral blood were collected from 102 workers out of which 40 were smokers and 62 were nonsmokers. The painters in both the categories were divided in to 3 groups based on duration of exposure. Control(More)